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How Does the Social Security Administration Define Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a debilitating condition that makes it very difficult to hold down a job and earn a living. This can be true even if you are taking medications to help manage or reduce seizures. Even if you do not have many seizures, it can take days or longer… Read More

Congenital Heart Disease and Social Security Disability Benefits

When a child has congenital heart defects, it can be terrifying for the parents. There is a lot of uncertainty and fear about the child's future. There are also concerns about how to pay for the medical treatment the child will need. Parents may need… Read More

Can I Obtain Social Security Disability for a Work Injury?

Did you know you might be able to obtain Social Security Disability benefits after a workplace injury? If the injury is severe and long-lasting, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability. However, you should review how this will affect your… Read More

Why is My Social Security Disability Check Late?

People often feel a sense of relief when they find out their Social Security Disability claim has been approved. The next thing they are waiting for is that first check in the mail. However, sometimes the check is late, leaving people to wonder why. Below,… Read More

Changes That Must be Reported if You Receive Supplemental Security Income

If you are receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you have many reporting responsibilities if you want to continue receiving your benefits. For example, if there are changes in various aspects of your life, you must report them to the Social Security… Read More

Disability Benefits for Skin Cancer

Residents of Arizona see a lot of sunshine every year. However, more sun means an increased risk of skin cancer. If you have been diagnosed with this condition, you may be able to recover Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration… Read More

Qualifying for Social Security Disability for Intellectual Disorder

Children and adults with intellectual disorder have severely limited intellectual functioning and will need a lot of help throughout their lives. Fortunately, you may be able to obtain Social Security Disability benefits to help mitigate these costs. Request… Read More

Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Social Security Disability Claim

You may have heard about some of the things you should do when applying for Social Security Disability benefits, but what about the things you should not do? Below, review the list of things you should not do when applying for benefits, because they could… Read More

What Is a Work Credit?

One of the requirements for receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits is having enough work credits. The number of work credits you need depends on your age. There are also requirements for how many credits you needed to have earned in the years… Read More

Applying for Social Security Disability for Chronic Pain

Are you suffering from chronic pain that makes it very difficult to work? You may be thinking about applying for Social Security Disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). However, it is very difficult to obtain benefits for chronic… Read More

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