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Disability benefits for visual and hearing disorders

People who suffer from visual or hearing impairments may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. There is helpful information available about the criteria Social Security reviews for these disorders. Visual disorders A loss of vision is defined as an...

Social Security may provide benefits for multiple sclerosis

A person with multiple sclerosis may be afflicted with symptoms that range in severity and eventually make it impossible to perform their job duties. Although employers may offer short- and long-term disability benefits, a worker may need to consider applying for...

Alcohol and drugs: how they affect disability benefits

It’s no secret – disability benefits can be difficult to obtain. The Social Security Administration (SSA) routinely rejects claims and the appeals process can be a lot to handle. Some people may not even apply for them to begin with, out of fear they will be rejected....