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Long Haul Covid and Disability Benefits

The COVID-19 pandemic may seem like a fading memory to some, but to others, it is still a reality to grapple with every day. This may be particularly true for those COVID long-haulers. You see, the majority of people who develop COVID-19 present relatively minor, albeit uncomfortable, symptoms which get better over the course of…

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What is the Difference Between SSI and SSDI?

When you are disabled and trying to untangle the web of jargon associated with Social Security benefits, it is easy to become frustrated. The terminology is confusing and often difficult to decode. Even the most basic questions regarding what benefits you may qualify for can be enough to send you through a loop. We hope…

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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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