Disability benefits: Questions remain over timing and complexity

Why, oh why, oh why? This was the title of a hit song (well in the UK anyway) performed by Gilbert O’Sullivan in 1973, but now represents three questions to which we need answers. And by that, I am talking about meaningful answers from a government department responsible for benefits for the sick and disabled. … Continue reading Disability benefits: Questions remain over timing and complexity

I am sorry. I didn’t know you have MS, and don’t understand what it is

“Oh, I am sorry.” How often do you hear that? I am not referring to a normal everyday apology. No, I am talking about when someone hears, for the first time, that you have multiple sclerosis, or other serious illness or disability. Now, don’t get me wrong, I am not criticizing the other person’s response. … Continue reading I am sorry. I didn’t know you have MS, and don’t understand what it is