Compassionate Allowances

The Social Security Administration offers a compassionate allowance program for disabled individualswho have applied for Social Security disability benefits or Supplemental Security Income. Thecompassionate allowance program provides benefits quickly to disability applicants whose condition isso serious that it is clear that they would qualify for disability under the Social SecurityAdministration’s Listing of Impairments. This program […]

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Social Security Disability Benefits and Schizoaffective Disorder

If you have a schizoaffective disorder, you may meet the requirements for Social Security disabilitybenefits and be found disabled. The Social Security Administration does not have a listing forschizoaffective disorder, but a person with this disorder may meet the requirements under Listing ofImpairments § 12.03 (Schizophrenia) or § 12.04 (Depressive, bipolar and related disorders). In […]

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VETERANS DISABILITY BENEFITS – TOTAL DISABILITY-INDIVIDUAL UNEMPLOYMENT(TDIU)

The Department of Veteran Affairs offers a disability compensation program to certain veterans in which disabled veterans who are unable to work are paid veterans compensation benefits at the 100percent rate, even though the VA has not rated their schedular service-connected disability at that level. To receive individual unemployability, the individual must be a veteran […]

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