If your Social Security Disability application is denied, you have the option to ask for a hearing in front of an administrative law judge, who will reconsider your application and evidence surrounding your claim.
Some adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have long and fulfilling careers without many problems, while others struggle with holding down employment.
Primary immunodeficiency diseases (PI) include more than 350 chronic and rare disorders that result from the body's immune system not functioning as it should.
Severe digestive disorders can impair a person's ability to work and function normally, and the Social Security Administration (SSA) knows this. That's why sufferers can be approved for Social Security Disability benefits if they are able to meet the SSA's application requirements.
Last month, USA Today published a heartbreaking investigative report on how thousands of Americans die each year waiting for their Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) appeals to be decided. Advocates say this should not be happening, considering that SSDI applicants have paid into the SSDI insurance fund through employment taxes.
Applying for and securing Social Security Disability (SSD) is no easy feat. That’s probably why so many people who receive benefits are reluctant to try working again. They worry about their disability becoming worse or getting in the way of performing their job. They worry about first losing benefits and then losing their job and being left with no income.
In our last post, we discussed how singer and actress Lady Gaga has shined a spotlight on fibromyalgia since the release of her Netflix documentary “Gaga: Five Foot Two” and her press tour for the latest remake of “A Star is Born,” which she stars in alongside Bradley Cooper.
Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic disorder that affects an estimated 10 million people throughout the world. It involves widespread pain and tenderness throughout the body in addition to other symptoms, including fatigue.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and its purpose has a lot more meaning than National Pizza Day, Best Friend Month or many of the other observances that have grown popular in recent years.
Any type of serious medical condition has the potential to dramatically change a person's life, from his or her mobility to cognitive functioning. It can be particularly troubling when a severe condition comes without warning; people must make instant adjustments and decisions they might not have ever anticipated.