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

Denied Social Security Disability? The Video Appeal Hearing

Denied Social Security Disability? The Video Appeal Hearing

  The Representative Video Project – helping to reduce SSDI claims backlogs If you are filing a Social Security disability appeal you may be asked to attend a video hearing with an Administrative Law Judge. It’s estimated over 6,500 Americans

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

Gun Ownership Rights for the Disabled

Gun Ownership Rights for the Disabled

  President Obama pushes to add Social Security’s information to the gun background check database. On January 4, the Obama administration released a fact sheet detailing a new executive action regarding gun control. Individuals who the Social Security Administration has

Disability Allowance Rates Continue to Fall

Disability Allowance Rates Continue to Fall

  Is the Social Security Administration doing all it can to stop disability fraud? We often hear that people on SSDI are faking their disabilities and that many receiving disability benefits are just looking for a free ride and really

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 is Social Security Privatization? – Part 1

What is Social Security Privatization? – Part 1

  With critical financial trouble on the horizon privatization is one suggested method to save the Social Security assistance program. The Social Security system has been a highly successful program to help financially support those who are past a normal