Category: Blog

is anxiety a disability
July 03, 2019

Is Anxiety or Depression a Disability?

Mental illnesses can be extremely hard to live with, even debilitating at their worst. These conditions can affect suffering individuals in the same way physical impairments can, causing limitations to the capacity at which the individual can regularly work or function. If you’re struggling with questions such as: “Can I qualify for Social Security assistance… Read more »

SSI disability application
June 11, 2019

Importance of Medical Documentation for SSDI

Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can be a complicated, drawn-out process, with many applications rejected initially. If you’re in a position where your condition is preventing you from working, SSDI can be crucial to maintaining a source of stable income. Medical records provide a foundation for your SSI disability application – they not… Read more »

Wheelchair Disabled
April 25, 2019

What’s the Difference Between SSI and SSDI?

The two leading Federal programs that provide financial assistance to those people with disabilities are Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). When determining SSI vs SSDI, it’s important that applicants know the difference between the two. Though each program is administered by the Social Security Administration and eligibility for both are… Read more »

substantial gainful activity
March 15, 2019

What is Substantial Gainful Activity?

As part of the application for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), the Social Security Administration (SSA) is going to ask you if you are able to perform any ‘substantial gainful activity.’: Has your disability lasted (or will it last) at least 12 months? Can or did you work full-time… Read more »

how to apply for disability in maine
February 20, 2019

How to Apply for Disability in Maine

  Applying for Social Security disability benefits in Maine is a multi-step process. Continue reading below to learn about Maine disability requirements and how to apply for Social Security Disability in Maine. It is recommended that you apply as soon as you become disabled, as the process is long and slow. Step 1: Submit Initial… Read more »