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Posts tagged "Social Security Disability Benefits for Mental Conditions"

SSD benefits for children who suffer mental retardation

Parents of children in Texas who are afflicted with limited mental capacities often wonder if their child might be eligible for Social Security benefits. The Social Security Administration runs several programs that provide financial benefits for children who suffer from conditions such as Down syndrome, mental retardation or other conditions that severely their ability to function at work or in society.

Disability benefits for panic attacks

Anyone who suffers from panic attacks faces a double burden: the attacks themselves can be terrifying, and they often prevent a person from functioning in a job, a relationship or both. Modern psychiatry has developed many techniques and medicines for helping persons who suffer panic attacks, but the medicine is not perfect. Many people living in Houston still suffer from panic attacks that are severe enough to interfere with their ability to perform their jobs. Fortunately, panic attack sufferers may be able to obtain Social Security disability benefits for their condition from the Social Security Administration if they satisfy the regulatory criteria for eligibility.

What evidence will support an SSDI claim for mental conditions?

Many people in the Houston area suffer from mental conditions that may support a claim for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, but they are afraid to make a claim because they do not know what kind of evidence they must provide or, worse, they are afraid that proving the claim will require them to disclose personal information that they consider to be extremely embarrassing. Proving a claim for disability benefits based on a mental condition can be far less traumatic than most people imagine.

Proving a disability caused by a mental condition

Many people in Houston suffer from mental conditions that interfere with their ability to work. Some of these people may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, but they may also be unaware of how such benefits are granted. As with all SSDI applications, an application for benefits based upon a mental condition must prove the existence of the disability and the totality of the disability.

How does the SSA evaluate mental conditions?

Many people in the Houston area suffer from one or more mental disorders that could provide the basis for a successful claim for Social Security Disability Benefits insurance. The Social Security Administration recognizes a number of mental disorders as qualifying disabilities provided the claimant can provide the necessary supporting information.

How does the government evaluate qualifying mental conditions?

Both physical impairments and mental impairments can seriously affect the lives of Houston residents. Both can be debilitating, and both could make it impossible for a worker to work. Social Security Disability (SSD) can help workers living with physical disability, mental disability or both. When a claimant applies for Social Security Disability benefits for mental conditions, how does the Social Security Administration (SSA) determine whether the claimant is eligible for benefits?

Do anxiety attacks qualify you for Social Security Disability?

Many Houston area residents suffer debilitating mental conditions because of anxiety. Anxiety can be a dreadful condition that may not allow a person to live a full life. When anxiety becomes a serious issue for a person, they may be able to qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.

What are the requirements to get SSD for intellectual disability?

Intellectual disability can make it impossible for those living with it to work. Texas residents who live with intellectual disability may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits for mental conditions. People who don't meet the work requirements for Social Security disability may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income.

We advocate for SSD claimants with qualifying mental conditions

Everyone knows that many physical disabilities can prevent people from earning a living. What is not always appreciated, however, is that mental disabilities can also prevent people from earning a living. The good news is that the federal government has a program to help people living with physical and mental disabilities. Social Security disability benefits are available to workers in Texas who qualify. Mental conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, brain injury and delayed learning can all qualify a claimant for Social Security disability if all of the qualifying criteria are met.

Schizophrenia and Social Security disability benefits

Many Houston residents' lives are impacted by schizophrenia. It can be a severely disabling condition. If a person with schizophrenia finds that the condition is making it impossible for them to work, they may be eligible to receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. There are a number of medical criteria that a claimant must meet before they may qualify for Social Security disability benefits for schizophrenia. This blog post will provide a brief summary of these.