Your Personal Guide to the SSA Ticket to Work Program September 10, 2019

Those receiving Social Security Disability benefits may access the support they need to gain and maintain employment through the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work program. Participation in the program may help people transition from dependence on cash benefits to read more

Obtaining Disability Benefits When You’re Terminally Ill September 4, 2019

The Social Security Administration offers paths for quicker claims processing for SSDI claimants who have been diagnosed with a terminal health condition. In addition to helping terminally ill claimants cover their existing financial obligations, Social Security Disability benefits are available read more

SSDI Benefits: Here’s How to Win August 20, 2019

There is no surefire way to guarantee an application for SSDI will be approved, but submitting substantial medical evidence, giving honest, accurate answers, and working with Social Security Disability lawyers and advocates can increase a claimant’s chances of winning benefits. read more

Are You Ready for Your Disability Hearing? August 12, 2019

When claimants have been denied Social Security Disability benefits at the reconsideration level and proceed to an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) hearing, preparation os key. Since so much is riding on the ALJ decision, it’s vital for claimants to review read more

How Will Your Job History Impact Your Disability Claim? August 6, 2019

A disabled person’s work history plays a significant role in obtaining Social Security Disability benefits, determining the programs that are available to applicants, and the amount of pay the claimant receives. The types of jobs the claimant held in the read more

Disability Claim Denied? Don’t Panic July 19, 2019

Applicants whose Social Security Disability claims are denied may continue to seek benefits through the appeals process. People who suffer from a long-term or permanent disability that prevents them from working often rely on SSDI benefits to help them make read more

What’s the Difference Between SSI and SSDI? July 12, 2019

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are two separate benefit programs . While both programs provide financial assistance to blind or disabled persons, the eligibility guidelines are very different. Understanding how these programs differ is vital read more

Filing for Disability: 5 Mistakes to Avoid July 5, 2019

Making mistakes when filing for Social Security Disability can result in benefit denials. More than 70% of claims get rejected during the initial application stage. Many of these denials happen because of mistakes made during the application process. When disability read more

How To Increase Your Chances Getting Approved For Disability Benefits January 9, 2014

List All the Conditions That Contribute To Your Disability There are several things you can do to help improve your chances for receiving a Social Security Disability approval. First, be sure to list all  the medical problems that you have, read more

What Is Social Security Disability January 6, 2014

If you are disabled as a result of injuries, illnesses, or a combination of both, you may qualify for social security disability benefits. There are basically two types of Social Security disability: “SSI” (Supplemental Security Income) benefits and “SSDI” (Social read more