PRESENTED BY: ALLISON BARTLETT, ESQ. & LISA GRAFSTEIN
This session will introduce information about working with HD, including disclosing diagnoses and reasonable accommodations. We will also cover pursuing Social Security Disability Insurance coverage, including the application process and how Social Security analyses HD claims.
Allison Bartlett, Esq.
Allison Bartlett is the Manager of Disability Programs at the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, and a Disability Attorney who specialized in the representation of clients with rare, chronic conditions, like HD, to navigate them through the complex disability system. She is a passionate advocate for HD families throughout the disability process and in the community, attending HD advocacy days on Capitol Hill and giving disability trainings at multiple HD Education days. Allison holds a J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and a BA in international affairs from James Madison University. She is admitted to the Virginia Bar.
Lisa Grafstein is the Legal Director of Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC). DRNC advances and defends the rights of people with disabilities.