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Re: still waiting for clothing allowance deposit (reply)
Deposit finally made on 25 November.
Veteran Finance & Tax Related Issues

classsi

11/26/14 17:16:33
Re: Comprehensive List of Items received From The Independent Living Program (reply)
I don't know much about other phases of Voc Rehab......but ILP for me has been (and remains) a major source of stress.I am also 100% SC....scheduler.I was put in the ILP track a bit over 3 years ago. Had my home assessment and a number...
VA Education/Training Programs

classsi

11/15/14 07:38:40
Re: Comprehensive List of Items received From The Independent Living Program (reply)
You wait to be contacted. You will have an appt with a Voc Rehab person and  put in ILP if that is determined to be appropriate. Then  you will be scheduled for a home visit to assess your actual NEEDS.After that a plan is supposed to be...
VA Education/Training Programs

classsi

11/13/14 04:29:15
Re: withdrawal claim question (reply)
If the goal in filing a FDC is the hope of getting the one year of retro pay based on it being a FDC I don't think that applies if it is other than the initial claim. Since this SM has already been rated for something the FDC retro would...
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

classsi

11/13/14 04:27:00
Re: How long does it take to get a C-File? (reply)
I made my request and signed everything in person at my RO.........then waited over 7 months for a copy.
VA Policies & Procedures

classsi

11/13/14 04:09:44
Re: still waiting for clothing allowance deposit (reply)
Still nothing
Veteran Finance & Tax Related Issues

classsi

11/13/14 04:06:54
Re: Veterans be careful if you eat at this place (reply)
I have not eaten at the VA snack bar but when I have my iron infusions (they take 2 o3 3 hours) they always bring a lunch from the same kitchen that does the inpatient meals. Some I could do without but some were pretty tasty too.
Social Chat

classsi

11/13/14 04:01:04
Re: Comprehensive List of Items received From The Independent Living Program (reply)
I don't think ILP will pay to modify a vehicle for any reason. Through "normal" VA channels you can get vehicle modifications done to accommodate SOME disabilities....loss of use of legs or feet for example. That can be done along with a...
VA Education/Training Programs

classsi

11/07/14 02:23:46
Re: Hate to ask again, anyone got paid for this years. (reply)
Seattle is my RO.Applied in March, approved 3 Oct..............still not in the bank.
Veteran Finance & Tax Related Issues

classsi

11/07/14 01:22:26
Re: Comprehensive List of Items received From The Independent Living Program (reply)
The application process is through Voc Rehab. They administer ILP........you must go through them.You apply for Voc Rehab and they determine if ILP is appropriate, and if so set up a plan.Good luck. I have been working on it for 3 years...
VA Education/Training Programs

classsi

11/04/14 18:32:32
Re: feeling blindsided. (reply)
Lic Clinical Social Worker
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

classsi

11/04/14 03:55:56
Re: Victims of Toxic Chemicals Fight for Benefits From VA (reply)
The folks that were stationed at Ft McClellan, Alabama are still being ignored.
Social Chat

classsi

11/04/14 03:40:10
Re: Comprehensive List of Items received From The Independent Living Program (reply)
ILP is one area of Voc Rehab.It is for the vets deemed too sick/injured/damaged to be able to benefit from school etc. 
VA Education/Training Programs

classsi

11/01/14 18:47:41
Re: lorazepam (reply)
It used to work pretty well for me..........then "they" decided folks with PTSD shoudn't be on things that turn down the anxiety..........should just "learn to deal with it better". Yeah, right. Glad it's not like that all over.
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

classsi

11/01/14 18:45:37
Re: Found a wallet!! (reply)
Fantastic........but that was a major load off his mind and must have felt good to you to be able to follow it through and get the job done.
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

classsi

11/01/14 18:43:13
Re: still waiting for clothing allowance deposit (reply)
When I stopped at prosthetics last week.....was told all would be paid by 31 Oct.It's 1 Nov and still nothing............tho it was turned in last March, approved 3 Oct.Guess it's back on the phone Monday.
Veteran Finance & Tax Related Issues

classsi

11/01/14 18:35:43
still waiting for clothing allowance deposit (topic)
Picked up the letter from prosthetics saying it was approved.........dated 3 Oct.STILL nothing in the bank.I am in the Seattle region.Anyone else in this situation??
Veteran Finance & Tax Related Issues

classsi

10/28/14 18:36:52
Re: Award letter received...question about upcoming exam (reply)
the neuropathies etc  can be rated as secondary to the DM2......it is not necessary for you to be on insulin for that to occur.You mentioned heart issues too.............did you serve in Nam?? If so a lot of this stuff might well fall...
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

10/24/14 00:59:44
Re: clothing allowance in Seattle/Portland region (reply)
Tomorrow will be three weeks since it was approved............still nothing in the bank.
Veteran Finance & Tax Related Issues

classsi

10/24/14 00:51:29
Re: Any Tankers (or anyone) out there see the new Brad Pit Tank Move? Is it worth seeing? (reply)
I have been inside dozens of tanks.....tho not in a combat situation.During first tour in Germany I was first an inpatient and later outpatient drug and alcohol counselor. Whenever any of the troops in our companies went to the field we...
Social Chat

classsi

10/24/14 00:49:00
I only answer questions regarding complaints, technical issues etc. I do not reply to claims or personal questions. Thanks.