A College Freshman with Learning Differences


In summer 2013, Brian L., who has learning differences, was interviewed about his recent graduation from high school and eagerly anticipated college experience. Here, he and his mom describe the last 12 months of his educational journey. Q: What was your first semester of college like? Brian: I loved the social aspect. The atmosphere was [...]

A College Freshman with Learning Differences2021-01-11T10:37:08-05:00

SSDI Is Often a Lifeline


By Rebecca L. Berg, CELA Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program offering monthly cash payments and eventual Medicare coverage to individuals with long-term disabilities that prevent them from holding down a job. While it's a vital lifeline to many, it's often misunderstood. The Census Bureau reports that roughly one in 10 Americans [...]

SSDI Is Often a Lifeline2021-01-22T15:57:56-05:00