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SSA’s Compassionate Allowance Disability Program: What You Need to Know

January 15, 2021 Disability

A Baltimore Disability Attorney Explains the SSA’s Compassionate Allowance Program The Social Security Administration (SSA) supports individuals suffering from serious and often terminal illnesses (such as cancer) through what are known as Compassionate Allowances. These allowances apply to situations where individuals are diagnosed with medical conditions so severe that the […]

Helpful SSD Resources and Statistics

December 31, 2020 Disability

The Social Security Administration is the federal agency that administers federal disability programs such as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD).  SSD is a program that provides financial assistance to individuals with qualifying disabilities and who have paid the necessary work credits into the Social Security program. Applying for SSD benefits […]

What Are Hidden Disabilities?

December 28, 2020 Disability

Hidden disabilities (also known as invisible disabilities) are disabilities from which individuals suffer that are not immediately apparent and recognizable to others but limit one’s daily activities and ability to function.  An example may include someone who has a visual disability who does not wear glasses. Simply looking at that […]

Stay the Course: Skipping Treatments Could Harm Your Disability Case

November 30, 2020 Disability

Social Security Disability Requirements The federal government administers programs aimed to help provide financial assistance to individuals with qualifying disabilities.  Two of these programs are the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) program and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program.  SSD is similar to an insurance policy whereby individuals pay into […]