Category Archives: literacy

Will Social Security consider the years of schooling I have had or what my real edcuational ability is when determining what other work I can do?

I am currently working on a federal court case in which my client completed 8th grade but believes that she really only has an education at the 3rd or 4th grade level.  She claims that the teachers just passed her … Continue reading

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Is someone “literate” if he or she is able to pass the naturalization exam?

Last week I had a new situation, at least new for me.  I was representing a native Spanish speaker.  I had conducted all of our interviews through an interpreter.  He understood some basic English but could not read or write … Continue reading

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