Helpful Assistance Programs and Resources for the Disabled

Helpful Assistance Programs and Resources for the Disabled

  For those with disabilities financial security can be difficult. Fortunately, there are a number of programs and resources in place to help those suffering from disabilities. As many as 20% of Americans have some sort of disability and about

Can you get Disability for Liver Cancer? – Help from a Long Term Disability Lawyer

Can you get Disability for Liver Cancer? – Help from a Long Term Disability Lawyer

  If you have Liver Cancer you may qualify for disability benefits. Liver cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer. Only 17% of people who receive a liver cancer diagnoses are alive after 5 years. If the

Can I qualify for SS disability with Kidney Disease? –Help from a Texas disability lawyer

Can I qualify for SS disability with Kidney Disease? –Help from a Texas disability lawyer

  If you have Kidney Disease you may qualify for disability benefits. Kidney disease can make it difficult to work. Patients who require a kidney transplant are automatically eligible for benefits for the year after their transplant. Those who require

Can I get Disability Benefits with Acid Reflux Disease?

Can I get Disability Benefits with Acid Reflux Disease?

  If you have acid reflux disease you may be wondering if you can get Social Security or long term disability benefits. Gastroesophageal reflux disease rarely qualifies for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits or Long Term Disability benefits on its

Cerebral Atrophy and filing a Disability Claim

Cerebral Atrophy and filing a Disability Claim

  The SSA does not specifically recognize cerebral atrophy in its listing of impairments. However, many of the underlying causes of cerebral atrophy are listed. Cerebral atrophy means shrinkage and a loss of connection between neurons. Some degree of cerebral

History of Disability in America: 1935 (Social Security) – 1990 (Americans with Disabilities Act)

History of Disability in America: 1935 (Social Security) – 1990 (Americans with Disabilities Act)

  Further progress for Americans with Disabilities As discussed in Part 1, Franklin D. Roosevelt created the Social Security program in 1935. The program didn’t provide support to the disabled, but it helped set an important precedent. Prior to this

Alcohol Dependence and Qualifying for Disability Benefits

Alcohol Dependence and Qualifying for Disability Benefits

  Alcoholism and filing a claim for Disability Benefits Alcoholism is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you have suffered from the disease of alcohol use disorder you may be eligible for disability benefits.   The Contract with