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Disability Grants To Help Stroke Disabled Victor Get Gainful Work At Home Job

by Victor Davis
(Atlanta, Georgia, USA)

Victor Davis
I'm a single, 48-year-old, African-American male stroke victim from Georgia, currently living in Atlanta. I have no kids.

I live with my oldest living brother and his family. Their son has medical issues. They are the third set of relatives I've lived with since 2011.

Disability Issues

I had a massive stroke in 2011. The doctors determined it was caused by my blood pressure being extremely high due to a stressful job. I take blood pressure medication now.

My peripheral vision and depth perception were damaged to the point where my doctors restricted me from driving.

Sometimes I lose vision in my left eye and sometimes I see double. I get frustrated because I can't clearly see something and then I get depressed and angry.

The stroke also damaged my left foot where it's weaker than my right. And overall, I've lost strength so I get tired faster when doing activities. I spend a good deal of my time surfing the Internet.

And I've lost my mental capabilities, so performing at a high level is restricted. My short-term memory has declined and continues to do so. My speech sounds like I'm rambling.

Financial Hardship

I was laid-off from my job of 20 years in 2014 which is why I have been living with family members.

Even though I have been applying for jobs since that time, I have not found anything yet.

I don't have an income or medical insurance.

My brother is providing me shelter and food but he has family obligations and his funds are getting low. He is trying to save money because he wants to retire sometime this year.

I've been trying to get SSD and SSI since I had the stroke in 2011. I 'm currently on hold in the appeal process. I just found out it will probably next year before I hear from a judge.

I do have some basic programming skills specialized in the direct marketing industry.

Income Efforts

My income efforts have been limited to doing online surveys, which earns me about $10 per month on average.

I'm trying to secure a work-from-home job because I have no transportation.

I tried to seek employment for the disabled, but you have be on SSI or SSD already, which I am not.

I'm willing to work but I just don't know what I can do or how long I can last because my strength is limited. I figure working from home would be the best option for me.

Specific Needs

I would like info on:

- housing programs
- medical grants
- school grants
- work from home jobs
- FREE Legal help for getting SSD AND SSI benefits
- jobs that I can work at my own pace
- food vouchers

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Jun 02, 2017
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Thank You
by: VICTOR DAVIS

Thank to everyone for your support!

Mar 08, 2017
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Thank You
by: Victor Davis

Thank you Don.

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by: Victor Davis

Thank you Sophia

Mar 08, 2017
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Thank You
by: Victor Davis

Thanks to Ability-Mission.org for publishing my story.

Feb 17, 2017
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Getting assistance
by: Sophia Chain

Hi Victor you can go to your local housing authority to apply for Section 8,and public housing. There is a very long waiting list, but at least your name will be on the list. You can also go to Social services to apply for food stamps and medicaid. If you tell them your problems they could probably do more. Good luck I hope this helps you. Keep in mind help is not going to come over night.

Feb 17, 2017
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The Workbook is key
by: Don from Ability Mission

Hello Victor,

Congrats on getting your story published! In doing so, you've acquired valuable hands-on experience in responding to precise instructions, the very kind that you will encounter when applying for help of any kind.

You've now earned the right to access the Workbook, which shows you how to use your story as a springboard to getting the help you need.

Cheers!
Don Coggan

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