Monthly Archives: September 2011

Tourette Syndrome and Social Security Disability Benefits

Tourette Syndrome is a tic disorder that is characterized by multiple motor and vocal tics. How do you know if you have Tourette Syndrome? According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, claimants with Tourette Syndrome will have … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability Overpayments

If you have been notified that you have a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and not only have your disability benefits been terminated or suspended, you OWE money to the Social Security Administration you may … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability Benefits and Low IQ

The Social Security Administration does consider a low I.Q. or mental retardation as disabling, although proving disability will require medical documentation which outlines the claimant’s decreased mental functioning. The claimant must also have seen the proper medical doctors and taken … Continue reading

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How Do I know if I am Disabled according to the SSA?

Many Social Security Disability claimants want to know if the Social Security Administration has a list of mental and physical health conditions or diseases which they consider automatically disabling. Yes, they do. What is this list? It was a book … Continue reading

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What is a Consultative Examination and what is in a Consultative Report?

Many Social Security Disability claimants want to know if the Social Security Administration has asked them to see a Consultative Examiner, what this means for their Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income Case. If the Social Security Administration … Continue reading

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