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“Was Einstein Mentally Disabled?”

Stereotypes of the Disabled   Throughout the years, mankind has struggled with equality within our communities. The struggle has not been limited between race and gender but also encompasses people with disabilities.  Disabled individuals and their ability to perform certain jobs or achieve the things that others without disabilities can have become more evident throughout

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Social Security Disability and Unemployment Benefits

If you are injured or disabled and anticipate not being able to work for at least one year, will filing for unemployment affect your SSDI claim? It has been a long standing myth that a disabled individual should not apply for SSDI while drawing Unemployment benefits, but why?  When you apply for disability you are

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What To Consider When Filing a Social Security Disability Claim:

When you are injured or ill and are contemplating filing for Social Security Disability Benefits the most important question to ask is “Do I have enough medical evidence to support that I am disabled?” Having your doctor’s visits lined up before you leave your job is very important. Money will become difficult and you will

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Compassionate Allowances Speed Up the SSDI and SSI Process

The process of applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be long and frustrating, but luckily, the Social Security Administration (SSA) acknowledges that certain conditions require special, immediate attention. They have created a list of "Compassionate Allowances," which are medical conditions that are so serious that they obviously meet disability standards. The Compassionate Allowances are

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