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Social Security Disability Benefits for Amputees

Amputation is the loss of an arm, hand, leg or foot, which can occur as a result of a medical complication, traumatic accident, work accident or incident related to military service. Because this type of loss could have a significant impact on an individual’s… Read More

Types of Evidence to Support Your Disability Claim

To qualify for disability benefits through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you must be able to support your disability claim. This requires you to prove your disability and how it prevents you from working. A… Read More

Tips on Getting Disability Benefits for Hearing Loss

More than 37 million adults in the United States suffer from some version of hearing loss with one-fourth of adults age 65 and older suffering from disabling hearing loss, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Disability… Read More

Can You Get Social Security Disability and Unemployment at the Same Time?

Although it is possible to get Social Security disability benefits while you are receiving other types of government benefits, it is important to understand how these programs interact with each other and the impact they could have on your disability… Read More

Getting Disability for Spina Bifida

Spina bifida is a congenital disorder involving a neural tube defect that occurs during pregnancy. This disorder arises when a fetus’ spine does not develop or close properly during the early stages of pregnancy. Newborns with this disorder may be born… Read More

Can My Child Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Some people may not be aware that children can also qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA) if they suffer from an impairment that significantly impacts their functioning. Our experienced… Read More

Mental Illnesses that Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits

Individuals who suffer from certain mental illnesses or who have a mental illness in addition to other disabling conditions may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits if the mental illness prevents them from being able to work. Understanding… Read More

Does Sickle Cell Anemia Qualify for Disability Benefits?

Sickle cell anemia is a medical disorder that causes red blood cells to be sickle in shape, rather than the traditional round shape of a healthy blood cell. The crescent shaped cells get trapped in blood vessels, which causes them to slow down or block… Read More

Understanding the Social Security Administration’s Definition of Disability

If you are trying to get Social Security Disability benefits, you must meet the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) strict definition of disabled. This definition is different from that required for other programs and may reach far beyond how the… Read More

5 Important Facts About Applying for SSDI

The application process for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) can be long and complicated. To help improve your chances of approval, there are five important things you should know about how the Social Security Disability benefits program and application… Read More

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