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Social Security disability benefits for mental conditions


Social Security disability benefits can provide financial relief to individuals suffering from medical conditions that include mental health conditions. For those who are unable to work on account of their disability, the SSD system can help them find the financial stability they need to focus on receiving adequate medical treatment and continue to live a normal life without fear of falling into deep poverty.

What is Supplemental Security Income?


People face differing financial challenges during their lifetimes and may sometimes wonder what options are available to help them. Fortunately, relief may be available through programs provided through the Social Security Administration. One option, depending on the circumstances, may be Supplemental Security Income benefits.

Compassionate Allowances: what conditions qualify and how to apply

In our last post we discussed the Compassionate Allowances initiative. It is a way for the Social Security Administration to expedite the processing of claims for benefits for individuals with certain serious medical conditions.

Compassionate Allowances: how are conditions picked?

The Social Security Disability program can be extremely confusing for those navigating it for the first time. For some, the income is needed but possibly not urgently. But there are definitely those individuals with certain disabilities that need their funds as soon as possible. These are typically individuals with very severe medical conditions.

Can you apply for disability benefits if you have autism?

Autism is a topic that we hear about more and more these days. It’s not unlikely that you may know someone who has a child with autism or may actually have a family member who suffers from it. While there is a lot of discussion of children and autism, it’s important to remember that these children will grow up to be adults that will have to deal with the complications of autism.

Seizures can be extremely disabling

There are many different physical conditions that may qualify someone for Social Security Disability Income. One of those illnesses is known as epilepsy. Although in general, most people know what it is, there is a lot of misinformation out there about how it affects people on a daily basis.

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