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Alzheimer’s and Disability

By Chad H on Tuesday , July 22nd , 2014 in Specific Illness /

Alzheimer’s disease is not one of the most commonly claimed disabilities that the Social Security Administration (SSA) sees because most claimants apply for Supplemental Security Income or Social Security retirement benefits rather than disability. However, disability benefits for Alzheimer’s disease can be a possibility. Alzheimer’s is considered a mental disorder for which the SSA will award disability Read More…

Disability Determination Services (DDS)

By Chad H on Thursday , March 20th , 2014 in Disability Appeal, Disability Application, Terms & Definitions /

DDS stands for Disability Determination Services. This is the department that decides whether a person is medically eligible – physically or mentally – to qualify for disability benefits. Applications for disability benefits are first submitted to the claimant’s local Social Security field offices, where the non-medical facts (age, employment, marital status, etc.) are verified. Then the Read More…