These Eye Problems May Qualify You For SSDI June 14, 2021

Conditions that cause complete or partial blindness can qualify people for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Contrary to the popular belief that only total blindness can qualify one for disability benefits, any form of vision loss that affects one’s ability read more

SSDI Denied? Here’s How to Fill Out Your Request for Consideration Form June 7, 2021

On the Request for Consideration Form or Form SSA-561, a person fills out his or her personal information and states why he or she disagrees with the Social Security Administration’s decision to deny him or her disability benefits. It is read more

Qualifying for Disability with Autism May 26, 2021

A person with autism can qualify for disability benefits if he or she can demonstrate the inability to meet the Social Security Administration’s threshold for gainful employment because of the condition. Medical records, financial records, and statements from family, friends, read more

Do This While You Wait for Your Disability Hearing May 17, 2021

It is important for a person to prepare notes, submit more medical records as well as written statements from people familiar with his or her disability and consult with a disability lawyer while waiting for a disability hearing. Preparation is read more

What Are Attorney Advisor Pre-Hearing Decisions May 11, 2021

Attorney advisor pre-hearing decisions are decisions made by attorney advisors after conducting certain pre-hearing proceedings before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) hearing. The Social Security Administration (SSA) employs attorney advisors to approve some disability claims, helping reduce the workload of read more

What You Should Know About Medicare When You’re Disabled April 21, 2021

Although Medicare typically covers the healthcare costs of individuals aged 65 or older, people younger than 65 can be eligible for it if they qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). In most cases, people have to wait 24 months read more

Applying for SSDI with Narcolepsy April 14, 2021

A person living with narcolepsy can apply for and receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), but he or she will first need to know whether his or her symptoms qualify for the payments. The Social Security Administration (SSA) does not read more

Does Psoriatic Arthritis Qualify for Disability Benefits? April 7, 2021

If psoriatic arthritis is affecting a person’s job performance, then that person can qualify for disability benefits. Psoriatic arthritis can have a significant impact on work productivity and quality of life. In a 2016 study, one-third of patients with this read more