If Your Child Is Disabled, Social Security Benefits Will Help

It’s taxing enough being a full-time working parent with young kids, but imagine having to raise a disabled child.  Thankfully, there are a slew of government programs that relieve the financial strains when it comes to raising a child with special needs. Social Security provides two types of disability coverage: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and…

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Why Disability Claims Take So Long to Get Approved

For anyone currently in the process of applying for Social Security benefits, a common question is “why is the decision taking so long?” While some attribute the lengthy process to bureaucratic sluggishness, that isn’t always the case. In order to properly evaluate each case, sometimes the SSA takes a lot of time to make their…

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What You Need to Know Before Your SSDI Interview

When you first apply for Social Security disability benefits, you may be nervous to find that a big part of the process is a formal interview. In order to fully prepare yourself, it is important to know what kind of questions to expect from your SSDI interviewers. Here, we’ll make sure you’re prepared for your…

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Disability Claims in America: Mapping the Growth

The Social Security Disability Insurance Trust Fund was developed for people who are injured or sick, and who can no longer earn an amount in excess of $1,130 per month. During 1990 less than 2.5 percent of Americans above the age to work were collecting from this pool. During 2015, that number rose to 5.2…

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ADHD & Your Disability Benefits

Social Security depends on medications and schooling records greatly when it comes to ADHD disability cases. Social Security disability circumstances submitted on the basis of ADHD can be incredibly challenging to win, but it is not impossible. Parents who are persuaded their children are disabled as a result of ADHD should keep a number of…

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How To Benefit From SSDI & Worker's Compensation

Some workers who have work-related injuries or illnesses qualify for Social Security disability benefits and workers’ compensation benefits; but do they receive both benefits as the same time? A worker can receive both benefits, but they won’t receive the full amount. The combined amount received can’t exceed 80% of the amount they made while working.

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Suffered a Back Injury? Get Your Disability Benefits!

Getting approved for Social Security benefits due to back pain is becoming more and more difficult. The pain or injury may be debilitating, and may keep you from leading a normal life or working, but the term “pain” is subjective and is difficult to measure. Oftentimes, the pain or limitation actually experienced by the claimant…

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Avoid the Fall Out – Understand Your SSI Benefits

Supplemental Security Income or SSI is a program administered by the Social Security Administration. It consists of benefits paid to people with a limited income and resources, who are disabled, blind, or over the age of 65. In addition, children who are disabled or blind may be eligible for SSI. Read more…

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