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PTSD and Social Security Benefits

Those who have suffered through a traumatic event such as military combat, domestic abuse, or a serious accident, may be left with an anxiety disorder known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). When living with PTSD, a person may experience panic attacks and flashbacks that can make it difficult to go about day to day life….

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Steps to Take After Disability Denial

So, you have received a disability denial letter from the Social Security Administration. This can be quite a blow. After the time spent filing the application and awaiting a response on the benefits you may be in desperate need of, a denial can quickly lead to losing hope. Do not lose hope. There are multiple…

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Preparing for Your Telephone Disability Hearing

Sometimes, you can’t appear in person for your disability hearing or you have a preference not to appear in person. Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Social Security Administration (SSA) began allowing disability applicants to appear via telephone. Video hearings are also available now. There is a different dynamic to having a telephone…

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When Are Children Eligible for SSD Benefits?

Having a child with disabilities can cause a family to confront many different challenges and this may be even more true for those families with lower incomes. In such situations, these families are likely curious as to their options for receiving government support, such as Social Security disability benefits. When, however, are children eligible these…

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Do I Still Qualify for SSD Benefits If I Lose My Job?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) actually offers a number of incentives to those on disability looking to rejoin the workforce. If you think about it, this makes a lot of sense. Working can help alleviate the need to receive disability benefits, either fully or in part, and also allows the individual with a disabling condition…

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