Service Animals: Lending a Helping Paw?


by Kathy Kirchoff Dogs aren’t the only animals who can serve people with disabilities. Cats, birds, horses, monkeys, dolphins, and pigs can too.  Service animals can assist with a wide range of disabilities, and offer a number of great benefits.   They also offer companionship, easing isolation and loneliness while keeping disabled persons safe, healthy, … Continue reading Service Animals: Lending a Helping Paw?

I’ll PASS (Plan to Achieve Self-Support)


by Kathy Kirchoff Are you currently receiving Social Security Disability benefits and would like to get back to work but lack funds for necessary training, uniforms, supplies, transportation, or equipment?  The Social Security Administration (SSA) has set up a program called PASS (Plan to Achieve Self-Support) to help disabled persons set aside money for installment … Continue reading I’ll PASS (Plan to Achieve Self-Support)