All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘disability’

Colin Farrell: Son is “Amazing Boy”

Colin Farrell braved the cold weather in New York City to walk the red carpet for his film’s–Winter’s Tale–premiere, but it’s his brave son he gushes about and holds even nearer and dearer to his heart. Farrell’s 10-year-old son James has Angelman Syndrome, a genetic disorder that can impair movement, balance and speech. “James is an absolute stud,” he said …

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Social Security Administration Overpayments Reach $1.3 Billion

A new study recently released by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) claims that the Social Security Administration has paid an estimated $1.3 billion in disability insurance benefits to thousands of people who might not have been eligible to receive them. The GAO estimates that 36,000 workers received improper disability payments between December 2010 and January 2013. According to the …

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Man Hits Head And Becomes Piano Savant

A 40 year old man in Denver dove into the shallow end of a pool 6 years ago and he suffered a severe concussion, hearing and memory loss. A few days after the accident, Derek Amato sat down at a piano and played an original composition that lasted for hours. “As I shut my eyes, I found these black and …

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