Social Security Disability: Opposing Your Ability to Do Sit-Down Work

Social Security classifies work into different exertional levels. Thus, if you have a long-term disability and file for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits, SS can still deny your claim if they deem that you are able to do sit-down work. To win your disability claim, you need to prove that your limitations prevent you … Continue reading Social Security Disability: Opposing Your Ability to Do Sit-Down Work

Social Security Disability “Invisible Condition” Claim: How to Apply

Some disabilities are obvious, some are not. The good news for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) applicants is that the Social Security Administration (SSA) provides some leeway for applicants with conditions that are not immediately apparent. SSA calls these disabilities as “invisible conditions,” and the agency has a process in place so that those who … Continue reading Social Security Disability “Invisible Condition” Claim: How to Apply

Social Security Disability and You: Evidence of Mental Disability

When you file a Social Security Disability claim for a mental health condition, you will have to go through a mental health assessment to give your SS evaluator a complete picture of your mental state. The assessment will be conducted by an independent doctor commissioned by the SS. In general, SS prefers that the assessment … Continue reading Social Security Disability and You: Evidence of Mental Disability

Helpful Info on Social Security Disability Benefits for Mental Illness

Applying for Social Security disability benefits can be a daunting task at times. Aside from a potentially lengthy application process, your examiner will pry into every aspect of your life in uncomfortable ways, just to prove you are telling the truth and worthy of the benefits you’re applying for. The task can get even more … Continue reading Helpful Info on Social Security Disability Benefits for Mental Illness

The Four Levels of Appealing a Denied Social Security Disability Claim

Despite your best efforts, there’s still a fifty-fifty chance that your application for social security disability (SSD) can get denied. Don’t be disheartened, however, if your initial move to make a claim is disapproved by the Social Security Administration (SSA). In fact, it is said that the chances of getting approved for SSD benefits increase … Continue reading The Four Levels of Appealing a Denied Social Security Disability Claim