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HADIT.COM OPEN MIC ON VR&E’S IL PROGRAM

I love going over to talk at John Basser’s and Jerrell Cook’s Hadit.com Talk Radio show. It’s also a bit of a rude awakening to have to get up at the crack of 5 to go feed the animals and … Continue reading

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ILP–MY LITTLE GREENHOUSE

As usual, this will mark another year gone by while VA attempts to ignore it’s own mandates for severely disabled Vets. The best excuse yet is that I now no longer qualify for ILP because my “grant” of two years … Continue reading

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BVA–DUDE. YOU’RE NOT GETTING A DELL!

Imagine running around and getting everyone on board for an ILP grant for a computer. Everything is moving along smoothly until the 30 pieces of silver trade hands. Suddenly, your shrink, heretofore loyally in your corner, changes his mind and … Continue reading

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NEW SVR RADIO INTERVIEW ON INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM

Jerrel and his merry crew over at Hadit.com invited me back for another in-depth review of what you need to succeed when dealing with the VA. The ILP program is filled with Catch 22’s. Learn the proper regulations and OGC … Continue reading

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SESAME STREET–COUNT THE GREENHOUSES

Like a surreal movie, the VA loves to take us on a tour of what isn’t when we file for benefits. This straw man argument creates a false precept and then proceeds to lead the viewer further and further away … Continue reading

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STARDUST RADIO SUNDAY–1900 HRS EDT

Same Bat time Same Bat channel Richard asked me to slot in for this in early November. I have been itching to talk about the Independent Living Program. This is the cat’s pajamas at the vA and they refuse to … Continue reading

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VR&E ILP SURVEY

Did any of you get one of these? I love it when I hear from vA. It happens so rarely, I get giddy with excitement DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans Benefits Administration Washington, D.C. 20420 PIN: 71CF29AF Dear  Mr. NOD … Continue reading

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VA CALLED TODAY

My Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor called me this afternoon and informed me that my DRO decision was positive and I am to be awarded a computer with all peripherals including Dragonspeak. It will be a dockable model to permit portability when … Continue reading

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