Best Way to Explain Your Disabilities to Social Security

March 29, 2022

Here are some practical tips that will help you with best way to explain your disabilities to Social Security. Be Consistent: Provide the date you last worked. Know the exact date your disability began to prevent you from working. Have documentation of doctors names and dates when you went in for examination, testing, and surgeries. […]

Prepare for Your Social Security Disability Hearing

March 22, 2022

If you have a disability hearing coming up, you will want to prepare. Social Security Disability Claims File Before your hearing, review what records are in your Social Security Disability claims file. Social Security creates an electronic file and labels each record as an exhibit. Requesting a copy of your record will help you to […]

Options When Denied Social Security Disability

February 28, 2022

Options When Denied Social Security Disability  What are my options if I am denied Social Security Disability? Consider the following options if you are denied Social Security Disability. Related Article: Appeal Your Social Security Denial Participate in a job retraining program In Ohio, The Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation helps people with disabilities attain and maintain […]

What Records Help Support Your Disability Application

February 14, 2022

What Records Help Support Your Disability Application When you apply for disability, Social Security asks you to sign releases for access to your information.  However, Social Security may not order all the records you feel support your disability application.   Submitting your records directly to Social Security speeds up the review process by eliminating down time […]

Social Security Disability Appeal Form

January 31, 2022

In order to appeal a denial of disability benefits you will need to fill out the required Social Security Disability Appeal form. Since Social Security Disability applicants only have 60 days after receiving a denial letter to appeal, you should complete the Social Security Disability Appeal form immediately. Click: Social Security Disability Appeal A Decision.  […]

Appeal Your Denial of Social Security Disability

January 21, 2022

You should appeal your denial of social security disability. Many people give up after they receive a denial letter from social security. Social Security Denies Most Applications Most social security disability applications get denied at intake.  Typically, social security disability applications get denied again at reconsideration. Related Article: Social Security Process and How it Works […]

Will you please explain the Social Security Disability process and how it works?

October 5, 2021

When you file for social security disability, social security refers to you as a “claimant”. The initial intake process (step 1) with social security takes approximately 3-6 months. If you are declined, reconsideration (step 2) takes around 3-6 months. If you are declined and appeal, then there will be an administrative law judge (step 3) […]

Pitfalls to avoid with Social Security Disability

September 27, 2021

When you are applying for social security disability, you should keep the following pitfalls in mind: Commit to stop working or work. Do not ride the fence. Working at less than full-time may impact your social security insured status and working some shows you can work, and thus it makes it hard to show you […]

PART 2: How Long Will I Have to Wait While Applying for Social Security. How Do I Survive While I Wait?

September 8, 2021

Imagine you have worked for years, but your health begins to fail. You start missing some work but go back because you need the money and health insurance. Is it time to file for social security? Can you survive not working? If you don’t work, will you lose your health insurance? Click to read Part […]

How Long Will I have to Wait While Applying for Social Security Disability, and How Do I Survive While I Wait?

August 31, 2021

Imagine you have worked for years, but your health begins to fail. You start missing some work but go back because you need the money and health insurance. Is it time to file for social security? Can you survive not working? If you don’t work, will you lose your health insurance? How to pay your […]