Author Archives: Jackie Booth, Ph.D.

Dr. Jackie Booth has more than 25 years experience teaching middle school through graduate school to students and adults. Her focus has been on developing creative curriculum combined with unique instructional strategies to achieve effective learning. With an emphasis on financial education and entrepreneurship, she has worked with universities, schools, government agencies, and private organizations to provide a wide variety of educational programs. In particular, she has targeted her efforts to include and accommodate students and adults with disabilities to help them realize independence and financial success.

Scams Against Disabled People Affect More Than Finances

We explain the most current methods scammers are using to sound legitimate, but steal your money and personal information to enrich themselves, and the steps you can take to avoid being taken in by their tricks.

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Returning To Work With Dyslexia

Learn why people with dyslexia should consider getting a vision disorder diagnosis from a doctor, which can help with job placement and with finding tools that can help meet work requirements.

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SSI Benefits For A Family Member With Mental Issues

Learn how an adult with mental issues may own a home and still qualify for Supplement Security Income (SSI) benefits to help pay monthly expenses.

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Dating with Bipolar Disorder

Learn how people with bipolar disorder might disclose their condition to new social contacts, when in a relationship to do so, and more resources for advice on this issue.

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Communicating with Deaf and Hard Of Hearing Seniors

These five tips show how to communicate with people who have severe hearing loss. The advice is especially useful for young people who tend to mumble their words.

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Difficulties with Hearing Loss

Learn how people with severe hearing loss can seek work modifications, either on their own or by securing a Social Security residual functional capability (RFC) rating to restrict work conditions.

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People with Disabilities: Setting Goals for a Better Life

This practical guide for setting goals for people with disabilities is designed to prepare adults for improving all aspects of their lives.

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Money Management Skills: Part Two

These skills related to money management for people with disabilities are focused on credit and debt, emergency planning and savings, and increasing income.

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Money Management Skills: Part One

The first of five important money management skills for people with disabilities helps you understand different forms of money and basic budgeting tips.

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Financial Planning to Maximize Your Disability Benefits

Answers to critical questions on financial planning for disabled adults prepare you for successful use of your disability benefits.

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