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Disability Council

What is the Advocate Disability Council?

Disability Council is a group of physicians, nurses and vocational rehabilitation professionals who work together to certify your disability. The council also offers a wide range of services during your disability. They may assist you in the following ways:

  • Help you receive efficient, quality medical treatment
  • Arrange medical services, such as therapy or home health care
  • Suggest Transitional Work work activities to your physician, as appropriate
  • Determine work modifications to help you return to your regular job, and
  • Assess if you need vocational rehabilitation services.