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Invisible Disabilities

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Invisible disabilities are unseen conditions that limit a person’s ability to function, including their ability to work. Invisible disabilities can be mental, physical, or neurological, and, since they are not visible to onlookers, they can lead to inaccurate perceptions, misunderstandings, and discrimination. Even if they are unseen, invisible disabilities can…

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Presumptive Disability

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For many seeking disability benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA), the monthly payments provide a financial lifeline in otherwise stressful times. Unfortunately, from the time you apply to the time you get approved for benefits, years might have passed. Years that you were unable to work and earn an…

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How to Report Social Security Fraud

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Although the Supplemental Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs provided by Social Security Administration (SSA) offer essential financial and medical assistance, some people and organizations continue to find ways to take advantage of them unfairly and illegally through fraud. Fraud involves using misrepresentation to get something…

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Social Security Disability

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Although mental health disabilities are generally tricky to prove for purposes of obtaining Social Security Administration (SSA) disability benefits, borderline personality disorder (BPD) is one of the most difficult. People who suffer from BPD frequently do not acknowledge their condition as problematic, even when a treating physician diagnoses them. Personality…

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