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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

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

Unearned Income and Social Security Disability Benefits

Although applicants for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) do not need to worry about their income or financial assets when applying for disability benefits, this is an important consideration for those applying for Supplemental Security Income… Read More

When Should I Receive My Disability Payments?

If you have been approved for Social Security Disability benefits, your benefits check is likely a vital resource for ensuring your financial stability. Because of this, it is important to know when you should receive your check. In previous years, all… Read More

What Can You Spend Social Security Disability Payments On?

Social Security Disability benefits offer an extremely valuable benefit for those with disabilities who can no longer work. Once most people have their check in hand, they often wonder how they can use their money or benefits most effectively. In most… Read More

Will Your Spouse’s Income Affect SSI Eligibility?

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a needs-based disability benefits program offered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). In order to qualify for this type of benefit, you must meet the requirements for SSI, which include limitations on the… Read More

Residual Function Capacity for Disability Claims for Mental Health

If a diagnosed mental illness is keeping you from working, it may be possible to recover Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) maintains a Blue Book of impairment listings, that outlines the medical requirements… Read More

Helpful Tips for Preparing for your Disability Application

When someone can no longer work due to a disabling medical condition, it can be a very stressful time in their life. An inability to earn an income will make it difficult to pay for needed medical care and other expenses. Because of this, many individuals… Read More

Common Mistakes Made When Applying for Disability Benefits

If you are one of the two million people who will apply for disability benefits this year, chances are you may have received a denial. If you were denied benefits it may be because of a mistake on your application. With up to 70 percent of applications… Read More

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