Posts tagged #pcvisociety
When Your Child Doesn't Qualify for Social Security

Having a child with special needs does not discriminate based on your income level.

It just doesn’t.

However, if you are not considered low income by the Social Security Administration, your road to obtaining assistance on a federal and state level is MUCH more difficult. “You don’t qualify” will be the most frequent phrase you encounter, and you will believe that, but I’m here to tell you there is another way in West Virginia.

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Cortical Visual Impairment & Seeing West Virginia in a Positive Light

The very first diagnosis Maxwell received was Cortical Visual Impairment. I watched Max lay on a blanket for the first 7 months of his life only looking to his left side, crossing his eyes when he tried to focus, staring at the light, and shaking his head back and forth when he became overstimulated. I took notice that all of his toys were exactly as I had placed them on his blanket. Not one had moved. Not one had been picked up. Not one had been played with.

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