Tag Archives: disability

NASW Press Reads for Choice, Strength, and Autonomy!

NASW Press Reads for Strength, Autonomy, and Choice!

Disability, Intimacy, and Sexual Health: A Social Work Perspective by Kristen Faye Linton, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Lela Rankin Williams In this book the authors compile comprehensive research and candid interviews with social workers to explore the complicated intersection of disability and sexuality. The book begins by detailing historical violations of the sexual and reproductive rights of people with disabilities, ... Read More »

Medicare Open Enrollment: What’s New for 2022 and How You Can Help Your Clients

Image used with the permission of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Text reads, “Medicare Open Enrollment. Oct. 15-Dec. 7. Plans change. So can your needs. Medicare.gov”

Posted November 12, 2021 Each fall, Medicare beneficiaries can review, compare, and change their coverage options during the Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP). The OEP, sometimes known as the annual election period, began on October 15 and ends on December 7. Changes made during the OEP affect coverage between January 1 and December 31, 2022. (The Medicare OEP is distinct ... Read More »

Social workers advocate for disability rights

By Alison Laurio, News contributor Lisa Primm admittedly has a soft spot in her heart for children. As a disability rights social worker, Primm had as a client a young boy with severe diabetes. He received a dog that was trained to be responsive to the sugar levels in his saliva, and would alert his parents at home — even ... Read More »