Monthly Archives: March 2012

SSI – Low Birth Weight

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is offered to disabled children who have a condition which is so serious it causes severe impairment and does not allow the child to develop and perform the same activities of another child of similar age. … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis and SSA Disability

Can I get SSI or SSDI for Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition which is caused by a decrease in the density of an individual’s bone mass. Severe osteoporosis leaves the bones fragile and porous causing frequent bone fractures, cracking or … Continue reading

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Social Security Disability

To qualify for SSDI or SSI for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) your condition must be so severe you are unable to work for at least 12 continuous months and meet the nonmedical requirements for one of the two disability program. Ehlers-Danlos … Continue reading

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Do SSDI qualifications vary from state to state?

A common question we receive on our forum is, “Do SSDI qualifications vary from state to state?” This can be confusing given all of the various disability programs offered on the state and federal levels, but understanding SSDI and the … Continue reading

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SSI – Can I get it with an Ileostomy bag?

What is an ileostomy bag? If you have an ileostomy you now have a surgical opening in your abdominal wall through which digested food passes. The procedure has created a stoma, which has been positioned around your abdomen which will … Continue reading

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