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Social Security Disability

Benefits for Learning Disabilities

Benefits for Learning Disabilities

By Social Security Disability

Although it is more difficult to qualify for disability benefits based on a learning disability, the Social Security Administration (SSA) does provide criteria to do so. Learning disabilities are disorders characterized by differences in how the brain receives information, processes that information, and communicates. In general, whether claimants are awarded…

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2020 Social Security Changes

2020 Social Security Changes

By Social Security Disability

In 2020, recipients of Social Security retirement benefits and Supplemental Security Income benefits received a modest cost-of-living (COLA) increase of 1.6%. That increases the average worker’s 2020 monthly benefit by $24 per month and makes the maximum benefit amount $3,011 per month. Additionally, the Social Security tax rate for employees…

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