What’s the Difference Between SSI & SSDI?

What’s the Difference Between SSI & SSDI? The big difference between SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and SSDI (Social Security Disability) is that SSDI is meant for workers who have built up enough work credits and SSI is for low-income people who don’t have enough work credits for SSDI or have never worked. While a lot  … Read more

Social Security Disability Insurance – Hearing Loss

Social Security Disability Insurance – Hearing Loss It is possible for Americans with profound hearing loss to be approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.  The severity of the condition is what determines whether or not an applicant will be approved for benefits.  People with moderate or mild hearing loss will not be approved  … Read more

Social Security Disability and Type I or Type II Diabetes

Type I Or Type II Diabetes Social Security Disability and Type I or Type II Diabetes There are quite a large number of people who apply for disability benefits due to complications that arise as a result of diabetes. If the diabetes is too severe, it could cause organ damage or medical conditions that limit  … Read more

Social Security Disability Insurance – Chronic Liver Disease

Social Security Disability Insurance – Chronic Liver Disease One category of diseases that are commonly listed in Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applications is for Chronic Liver Disease.  Liver disease is not a specific classification in itself and refers to a collection of diseases of the liver including: cirrhosis, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, sarcoidosis, liver  … Read more

How is Social Security Disability (SSD) or SSI Calculated?

How is Social Security Disability (SSD) or SSI Calculated? If you are in the process of applying for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you may be wondering what your maximum monthly benefit payment is. You can quickly find this out by contacting the Social Security Administration (SSA) to receive an  … Read more

Social Security Disability and Fibromyalgia

Social Security Disability and Fibromyalgia The greatest challenge for applicants who file for disability based on fibromyalgia is the difficulty that disability claims examiners and administrative law judges have in establishing the severity of the condition. Fibromyalgia symptoms are basically self-reported and this is the reason for the high rate of disapproval of these cases.  … Read more

Video TeleConferencing

Disability Help Center Las Vegas, Nevada Video TeleConferencing For those who are applying for Social Security disability benefits, you know that it can be a lengthy process of filling out forms, supplying the right documentation, and attending a hearing that helps determine if you qualify. At the Disability Help Center Nevada, we offer a certified  … Read more

Criminal Case Affects Disability Claim?

Can My Criminal Case Affect My Disability Claim? We’ve all made mistakes, but when your mistake has landed you in some legal trouble, it’s hard to brush it to the side. Being convicted of a crime can make it harder to land a job, it makes people trust you less, and it’s always a stone  … Read more

Income Opportunities for Disabled Person

Income Opportunities for a Disabled Person One of the most frustrating parts of living with a disability is trying to make some money. The laws say that companies cannot discriminate against those with disabilities, but that doesn’t stop some people from slamming the door on you. At best, your disability check gets you by. At  … Read more

SSDI or SSI and HIV/AIDS

Social Security Disability and HIV/AIDS While it’s not the death sentence it was in the ‘80s and ‘90s, HIV and AIDS is still something you don’t want to live with. Besides the societal shame in having the disease, despite the circumstances of how you contracted it, the gradual failing of your immune system can lead  … Read more