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Moderator for the
mock hearing
at the

2012
IARP
Annual

Conference

in San Juan, PR
in October.

 

 
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Art & Nancy
About Us

Art Kaufman - Qualified, Tested, and Working for You!

Mr. Kaufman has a Masters Degree in Education from the University of New Hampshire and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor; Certified Disability Management Specialist, and a Diplomate in the American Board of Vocational Experts.  Art is also a Charter Affiliate - Accredited Disability Representative - ADR.

He is also a Charter member of the National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR) and served as its elected President from 2002 to 2004. He continues to serve as a co-chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee. In 2003 he offered testimony before the Subcommittee on Social Security of the House Committee on Ways and Means Committee on behalf of NADR and non-attorney representatives.

He has been providing disability assistance along the continuum of disability assistance since 1973. This continuum includes being an Employment Network in the Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work Program as well as providing professional representation before the Social Security Administration for persons with impairments who are unable to sustain substantial gainful activity.

Outside of the Social Security realm Mr. Kaufman provides expert vocational testimony in legal matters including loss of earnings evaluations and assessments, labor market surveys, and legal testimony. Other work related services include vocational counseling; employability assessments; transferable skills assessments; and job placement services to individuals with physical and mental impairments.

In addition to the testimony before the Subcommittee on Social Security he has also provided vocational expert testimony in various venues including Federal District Court, various NH County Superior Courts; the SSA; NH Department of Health and Human Services; Veterans Administration; and Workers' Compensation boards in NH and MA.

Since 1985 he has been the owner of Insuring Assistance, Inc., now Accu-Pro Disability Advocates, and specializes in the provision of representation services to persons throughout the northeastern United States seeking disability benefits from the Social Security Administration.

Nancy Kaufman

Ms. Kaufman has a Masters Degree in Counseling and Community Psychology from New Hampshire College and a Bachelor of Science degree from New England College. She is currently Treasurer of the National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR) and a member of both the Legislative Affairs and the 2004 and 2006 National Conference Committees.

Since 1988 she has been providing impaired persons disability assistance in Social Security as a non-attorney representative as well as job placement and counseling in her role as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and Disability Consultant.

Prior to entering the field of vocational rehabilitation she was a member of the management team of the Visiting Nurse Association of Nashua. She directed the Respite care program for persons with Alzheimer's disease and the agency's Companion Care program.  At New Hampshire College she functioned as a Program Assistant for the School of Human Services for approximately four years while obtaining her degree. She also taught an Introduction to Psychology class at Franklin Pierce College. She also functioned as Volunteer Coordinator for the Easter Seal Society in Manchester and has more than ten years of work experience in the field of Banking including assistant manager of Mortgage Servicing.

Volunteer activities over the years have included PTG President, Library Aide, March of Dimes, American Cancer Society, Nashua Youth Council Board of Directors, Alumni Board of New England College and local community based fund raising events affiliated with the Lions Club and Hillsborough Pride.



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Phone (603) 478-4844 ~ Fax (603) 478-4845 ~ P.O. Box 1109, Hillsborough, NH 03244

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