Common Reasons why SSA Claims for Seizures are Denied

Unfortunately, there are many people who suffer from seizures and do not have their claims honored. This can leave individuals and their families struggling to make ends meet. Because of this, it is vital for everyone who is considering an SSA claim to understand why these claims are denied so that these mistakes can be […]

The Rate of the Seizures Matters in the Application Process

There are many people who suffer from seizures. In some cases, people can control the frequency of their seizures with anti-epileptic therapy. While this can allow these individuals to return to work and school, there are many people who are unable to control their seizures. For these individuals, the SSA can provide financial benefits. When […]

How the Social Security Administration analyzes seizures

How you can qualify for disability benefits based on epilepsy or seizure disorders? It’s National Epilepsy Awareness Month, and we wanted to let you know how the Social Security Administration analyzes seizures when determining if someone who has them meets SSA disability criteria. Seizure events themselves are rather complicated, and how they are defined by […]

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Migraines and seizures

Migraines & SeizuresMigraines Can Be A Disability Can migraine headaches be severe enough to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits?    The short answer to this question is yes, though migraine headaches are undoubtedly evaluated differently than many other impairments under Social Security law.   Medically Determinable Impairment In order for any impairment to be […]

Comparing Video Hearings with In-Person Hearings

The internet, video chatting, and cell phones have changed the way that the Social Security Administration operates. One of the recent changes is the opportunity for individuals to attend their Social Security disability hearing via video instead of in-person. What are a few of the benefits of a disability hearing video instead of having to […]

Learn More From Our Social Security Disability Hearing Video

There are many people who rely on the Social Security Disability benefits to keep their lights on, put food on the table, and keep a roof over their head. Unfortunately, the application process can be confusing for many people. How does the Social Security Disability benefits application process work? What are the factors that disability […]

Social Security: How Does the Government Shutdown Affect You and Your Benefits?

The unprecedented government shutdown continues to drag on and everyone is starting to feel the sting. Federal workers are missing their paychecks, the lines at the airport continue to grow, and people are starting to worry about what will happen next. While many government departments are still operating as planned, it is a valid question […]

Qualifying for SSA Benefits Based on Epilepsy or Other Seizure Disorders

With National Epilepsy Awareness Month currently happening, it is important for everyone to know that they could qualify for SSA benefits based on their seizure disorder, with one example being epilepsy. Of course, like any other medical disorder, whether or not it qualifies for SSA benefits will depend on the criteria that have been established […]

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Can Migraines Be A Disability?

Migraine headaches can be the basis for a finding of entitlement to Disability Benefits.  In determining if your headaches are considered to be disabling the Social Security Administration will look at the severity and frequency of the headaches. It is important that medical records contain a very detailed description of the typical headache symptoms, duration […]