Understanding The Compassionate Allowance Program

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Understanding The Compassionate Allowance Program

As a previous post discussed, there are government programs like disability that could benefit those that are suffering from serious and terminal illnesses. The Social Security Administration (SSA) devised the Compassionate Allowance program so those diagnosed with a severe or terminal illness could quickly get the benefits he or she needs. But in order to…

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Disability and qualifying for earned income tax credits

When individuals in New York and elsewhere are living with a disability due to an injury, illness or mental condition, it can be difficult. A disability could make it challenging to obtain and maintain gainful employment; thus, causing financial problems. In addition to applying for SSD benefits through the Social Security Administration, it is important…

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What is considered substantial gainful activity?

Living with a disability can be very challenging and overwhelming for individuals in New York and elsewhere. Whether you were born with a disability or acquired one later in life due to an injury or illness, there are options available for those living with disabilities that are unable to work. The Social Security Administration (SSA)…

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Obtaining SSD benefits for children with cancer

Being diagnosed with a serious disease is a difficult event to process. This is especially true for parents in New York who just found out that their child has cancer. Many thoughts begin to form, concerns emerge and heavy emotions begin to appear. Parents are not only dealing with the news that is difficult to…

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Saving options for those receiving SSD benefits

Being born with a medical condition or acquiring an illness later in life can make it difficult to maintain a normal life. This is because some illnesses and medical conditions are disabling, which can make it challenging to obtain and maintain a job. Such a situation can make it impossible for people with a disability…

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How does one qualify for Social Security disability benefits?

No one expects to suffer a disabling injury or health condition. Nonetheless, numerous residents in New York and other states across the nation suffer from disabilities. While some incidents cause an individual to suffer a short-term disability, others suffer long-term or permanent disabilities. No matter the severity of the condition or injury, if an individual…

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Obtaining SSD benefits for a blood disease

Living with certain medical disorders can be challenging. Specific life events could worsen the condition, or certain activities could aggravate the illness even further. Living with a blood disease can be challenging for some New York residents; however, individuals with such a disorder should understand that they have options and resources available to them. Blood…

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Helping you navigate the SSD process for chronic illnesses

No one expects to develop a serious illness; however, this unfortunate event is experienced by residents in New York and other states across the nation. Hearing a difficult diagnosis can be life-changing. Whether a chronic illness is work-related or not, living with a serious medical condition can make it challenging to navigate life. A sufferer…

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What could cause your SSD benefits to stop?

For those suffering a disability due to an illness or injury, it can be a long road to receive Social Security disability benefits. And after waiting much time, some applicants in New York receive positive news that their application has been approved. He or she is finally receiving the SSD benefits they require to meet…

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