Mental Disorders and Social Security Disability in Texas

Mental Disorders and Social Security Disability in Texas

  Can I qualify for disability benefits if I am suffering from a Mental Illness? If you are suffering from a Mental Illness you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration has specific language and conditions

Appealing the denial of disability benefits for Psychosis – Help from a Disability Lawyer

Appealing the denial of disability benefits for Psychosis – Help from a Disability Lawyer

  If you are suffering from Psychosis you may qualify for disability benefits, if you have been denied benefits you should consider appealing the decision. Psychosis is a symptom defined by impaired thought and emotions leading to loss of touch

Epilepsy and filing SS Disability Claims

Epilepsy and filing SS Disability Claims

  If you experience epileptic seizures, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Epilepsy is surprisingly common. Nearly 4% of Americans will develop epilepsy, making it the fourth most common neurological disorder. Seizures are the defining symptom of epilepsy, however,

Dementia and qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Dementia and qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits

  If someone you know has dementia they may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Long Term Disability (LTD) benefits. Dementia is a broad term for mental illnesses which destroy memory and thinking ability. Alzheimer’s is the

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

Medicare and Social Security Disability Insurance

Medicare and Social Security Disability Insurance

  Medicare and Social Security Disability Insurance work hand in hand to help those who are disabled. If you are collecting Social Security Disability Insurance, you may also be eligible to receive Medicare. SSDI beneficiaries are automatically enrolled in Medicare

Can a spouse get SSDI benefits?

Can a spouse get SSDI benefits?

  The Politics of Spousal Benefits If you are collecting Social Security Disability Insurance, you may be entitled to additional benefits for your family members. Auxiliary benefits, sometimes called dependents’, or secondary benefits, may be paid to the child, spouse,

What is Long Term Disability Insurance?

What is Long Term Disability Insurance?

  A brief Overview of Long Term Disability Insurance Long term disability (LTD) insurance is private insurance which helps replace the income of the insured if they become disabled. Here’s how LTD works. Individuals rarely purchase this type of insurance

Getting your Benefits Sooner

Getting your Benefits Sooner

  There are programs in place to help you get your disability benefits faster. The Social Security Administration knows that the disability determination process is slow and that some cannot wait for monetary assistance so they have created programs to

Disability Fraud – Challenging Stereotypes Part 1

Disability Fraud – Challenging Stereotypes  Part 1

  Disability Fraud – Challenging Stereotypes Part 1 There is a perception, perpetuated mainly by right-leaning politicians and media outlets, that the Social Security Disability program is heavily burdened with fraud. Some politicians even characterize individuals who receive Social Security