The Ticket to Work Program

The Ticket to Work Program

  Through the Ticket to Work program the Social Security Administration helps the disabled return to work. The Social Security Administration offers programs and incentives to help those who are disabled get back to work. Most people would rather work

Should I file an Appeal if my Social Security Disability claim is denied?

Should I file an Appeal if my Social Security Disability claim is denied?

  If your Social Security Disability Claim is denied you should consider filing an Appeal. Most applications are initially declined, don’t be discouraged and give up. Fight for your claim. The important thing is to understand what you should do

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act – Lou Gehrig’s disease

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act – Lou Gehrig’s disease

  Those with Lou Gehrig’s disease may not have to wait as long for disability soon. There is currently a bill in congress which proposes waiving the five-month waiting period for Disability applicants with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s

Finding Help for Depression

Finding Help for Depression

  If you are suffering from depression help is available. It is very difficult to get better on your own. Depression is the most widespread disability. Despite its prevalence, there is a negative stigma associated with the disease. An estimated

What is Social Security Privatization? Part 2 – Privatization Abroad

What is Social Security Privatization?  Part 2 – Privatization Abroad

  Other countries have tried privatizing their assistance programs, how has it worked out for them? There are many good ideological arguments both for and against the privatization of Social Security. However, before looking at those, let’s see how privatization

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 2

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 2

  DISABILITY LAW – What To Do When a Client or Someone I know becomes Disabled – Part 2 By Greg Reed This is Part 2 of a speech presented by Bemis, Roach & Reed partner Greg Reed at the

Texas 211- Understanding Assistance Programs

Texas 211- Understanding Assistance Programs

  211 Texas – The emergency help phone number for essential human services. Everyone knows that in an emergency, you can dial 911 for police, fire and EMS services. There is another number you can call if you have a

The History of Expedited SSDI Claims

The History of Expedited SSDI Claims

  The Social Security Administration has over the years developed programs to help accelerate the time required to process financial help. As previously discussed, the Social Security Administration has programs in place to help some applicants receive their benefits faster.

Common Internet and Phone Scams targeting the disabled

Common Internet and Phone Scams targeting the disabled

  Disabled people have to be especially vigilant to avoid scams It is an unfortunate reality that disabled people are frequently targeted by criminals. Many scammers will impersonate government entities, major businesses, and recognized brands to gain your trust. Criminals