disability for veterans
June 21, 2022

A Guide to Social Security Disability for Veterans

Disabled veterans may be eligible for both Veterans Affairs (VA) disability payments in addition to Social Security disability benefits. This is because although both programs offer supplemental financing, they have different application requirements and processes. Some veterans may receive VA benefits before applying for Social Security, or alternatively may begin receiving Social Security disability while… Read more »

ssi internet
May 31, 2022

Affordable Connectivity Program Qualifications for Social Security

The Internet remains unaffordable for many in our community, and in the age of technology – particularly when dealing with a pandemic – it’s more important than ever. The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a benefit program put in place by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help ensure that all households can afford broadband… Read more »

can you get disability for migraines
April 22, 2022

Can You Get Disability for Migraines?

Migraines are a common ailment that can be annoying at best and debilitating at worst. According to the American Migraine Foundation, more than 39% of men and women in the U.S. are affected by migraines; of these individuals, 90% are unable to work during a migraine, sometimes for days at a time. If you’re a… Read more »

social security disability claim
March 14, 2022

Why You Should Use a Journal to Support Your Social Security Disability Claim

As you prepare for your Social Security disability claim, an important tool you’ll want to keep in your toolkit is maintaining a detailed journal of your medical condition. While this may seem unusual at first, it can end up being helpful in winning your case for disability benefits. Most disability attorneys recommend that applicants take… Read more »

can my doctor put me on disability
February 09, 2022

Can My Doctor Put Me on Disability? Understanding the Role Doctors Play in SSDI Cases

When applying for Social Security disability, a commonly asked question is: “Can my doctor put me on disability?” The short answer is no. However, your doctor can play an essential part in your case – detailed statements from your treating physician supported by objective medical evidence can carry some weight in a Social Security disability… Read more »