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1991 July

Kids and Careers

How Three Legal Services Employees Cope

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Determining Disability for Children

The New Sequential Evaluation Process—An Overview

By Julie Clark

This is the first of three articles that will examine the new children's SSI regulation. Part I provides an overview of the new sequential evaluation process and examines concerns relating to the application of the severity step.

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Reservists' Reemployment Rights

By The National Veterans Legal Services Project

This article explains the reemployment rights of military reservists returning from active duty.

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A Brief Review of Discharge Options for Disabled Servicemembers

By The National Veterans Legal Services Project

This article summarizes the disability discharge process for military personnel.

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A Counteroffensive to State Welfare and Medicaid Cuts

Unexplored Savings in State Welfare Program Administration

By Richard P. Weishaupt, Jonathan M. Stein, Amy E. Hirsch & Lisa M. Day

This article proposes state-funded disability advocacy programs as an alternative legal services funding source.

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Managed Care

How to Challenge Inadequate Access for Medicaid Beneficiaries

By Michele Melden

Many states and HCFA are vigorously advocating for increased managed care to counter Medicaid budget shortfalls. This article describes how Medicaid recipients' access to health care in managed care plans has worsened and suggests ways to address inadequate access.

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Establishing a Right to Housing

A General Guide

By Florence Wagman Roisman

People who work full-time should have access to decent, affordable housing. This article discusses different aspects of advocacy to secure a right to decent housing, including ways of persuading people to establish such a right, constitutional campaigns, state and local laws, AFDC laws, and state mental health and SSI laws.

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