|Disability Assessment Research Clinic|
The Disability Assessment Research Clinic (DARC) has been in operation since 1994. In that time, the Clinic has conducted more than 4000 comprehensive, integrated psycho/social, neuropsychological, medical and vocational assessments directly related to assisting numerous public, private, state and federal programs in their work with individuals with medical, physical, mental, psychological, neuropsychological and psychiatric disabilities.
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While DARC continues to provide medical, psychological and vocational services, the major focus is on assisting disabled persons in their effort to obtain various benefits. These include short and long term as well as social security disability.
Referrals to DARC typically come from practicing physicians. We work closely with the treatment team to verify disability.
DARC has a group of local attorneys highly experienced in the field of disability law.
Other objectives of the DARC:
DARC is directed David W. Smith, D.ED., DABPS, FACFE, MACF, who has devoted his life to helping individuals with disabilities. Dr. Smith is a specialist in Disability Determination, having been a consultant for the Bureau of Hearings and Appeals and the Social Security Administration for many years. His experience includes special training in musculoskeletal disease with major emphasis on the degree to which medically confirmed impairments interfere with physical function related to employment. He is the former director of a comprehensive rehabilitation Center.
If you would like to contact Disability Assessment Research Clinic, please call (520) 626-2982.