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

President Obama’s New Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

President Obama’s New Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  If you are disabled and unable to pay your outstanding student loans help is now available. It is very difficult for even successful people to repay their student loan debt. An individual who is unable to work and living

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 3

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 3

  DISABILITY LAW – What To Do When a Client or Someone I know becomes Disabled – Part 3 By Greg Reed This is Part 3 of a speech presented by Bemis, Roach & Reed partner Greg Reed at the

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

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 1

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 1

  DISABILITY LAW – What To Do When a Client or Someone I know becomes Disabled – Part 1 By Greg Reed This was a speech presented by Bemis, Roach & Reed partner Greg Reed at the CAPITAL AREA PARALEGAL

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

What if the SSDI beneficiary is not capable of managing their benefits?

What if the SSDI beneficiary is not capable of managing their benefits?

  What is an SSDI Representative Payee and what are his responsibilities? In some instances, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will decide that the beneficiary is not capable of managing their benefits so they will appoint a representative payee. The

SSDI and Enrolling in Medicare- The Two Year Waiting Period (Part 1)

SSDI and Enrolling in Medicare- The Two Year Waiting Period (Part 1)

  Are you wanting to enroll in Medicare after receiving Social Security Disability? After you have been approved for Social Security Disability Insurance, there is usually a two year waiting period before you will be eligible to receive Medicare. Once

Medical Equivalence – If your Disability is not listed by the Social Security Administration

Medical Equivalence – If your Disability is not listed by the Social Security Administration

  What to do if your particular disability is not in the SSA’s list of covered disabilities. Social Security’s Guidelines, also known as the Blue Book, lists many conditions that qualify for disability benefits. However, not everything that could possibly

Long Term Disability – Believe in Your Claim

Long Term Disability – Believe in Your Claim

  If your claim has been denied, DON’T GIVE UP. About 35% of employers provide their employees with Long-Term Disability Insurance. Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD) is private insurance to help support you if you become disabled. If you become