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Can I Get Disability Benefits for Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer forms in breast tissue, typically in the ducts and lobules. Although it affects women at greater rates, it can also affect men. Many individuals who have breast cancer face a poor prognosis and a difficult treatment and recovery process.… Read More

How Much Will My SSDI Payments Be?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides payments to qualifying individuals who can no longer work because of a disability. The amount of your monthly SSDI payment will depend on your earnings prior to your disability and any other public… Read More

How to Apply for SSD Benefits for Leukemia

Leukemia is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow that can have a debilitating effect on a person’s ability to maintain steady employment. If you have been diagnosed with this condition and it is preventing you from working, you may be able to receive… Read More

Disability Benefits for Children with Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome is a developmental disorder on the autism spectrum. This condition often impairs a child’s ability to socialize and interact with others. Children with this condition whose functioning in school or at home is severely affected may… Read More

Social Security Disability Benefits for Thyroid Cancer

So far in 2017, there have been more than 56,000 new cases of thyroid cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Thyroid cancer develops in the thyroid gland, a small gland at the base of the neck that is responsible for producing hormones and… Read More

Will I Lose my SSI if I Move into a Nursing Home?

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a needs-based program. This means benefits can be reduced or terminated entirely based on factors such as the amount of income you receive, whether anyone helps with your living expenses and where you live. For this… Read More

How Will I be Evaluated for SSD Benefits?

Before claimants can receive Social Security Disability benefits, they must go through a disability evaluation during which the Social Security Administration (SSA) will determine if the claimant meets the requirements for obtaining disability benefits. The… Read More

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

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