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

Presidential Candidate’s Views on Social Security Part 2

Presidential Candidate’s Views on Social Security Part 2

  Funding Social Security is a highly polarizing issue and each presidential candidate has their own ideas on the program and it’s financial structure. Previously, we had discussed the views of the presidential candidates on Social Security. A few months

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

Is Being Left-Handed a Disability?

Is Being Left-Handed a Disability?

  No, Being Left-Handed is not a Disability… Recently, Mouthwire released an article claiming left-handed people are eligible for disability. The article was widely circulated around Facebook, leading many to question its validity. The Mouthwire article claiming left-handed people are

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

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