Monthly Archives: January 2012

Consultative Examination – How long will it take for a SSA disability decision?

Many Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income claimants assume that if the Social Security Administration has sent them to a consultative examination that this is a good sign for their claim and they are on their way to … Continue reading

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Social Security Administration Disability Benefits, Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

How does drug abuse and alcoholism factor into the Social Security Administration disability decision? Many Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income claimants are either drug addicts, alcoholics or recovering from a serious drug or alcohol addiction and they … Continue reading

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Supporting yourself while you wait for Social Security Administration Disability

Many claimants who apply for either Supplemental Security Income benefits or Social Security Disability Insurance have been out of work for weeks or months and are facing a serious financial crisis. One common question we get on our forum is, … Continue reading

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Child Support and SSA Disability

Child support is provided to a child during their formative years. It is paid by one of the parents and is mandated by the court. The goal of child support is to ensure that if parents divorce or separate the … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea and Disability

Can I get Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income for Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea causes a reduction of airflow during sleep. It is common in adults and generally treated through either surgical or nonsurgical means. The most common … Continue reading

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