What You Should Know About Applying for SSD Benefits When You Have Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a neurological disorder that affects movement, muscle tone and/or posture, and can impact a person’s ability to walk, speak or perform activities of daily living. The result of damage to the developing brain, it can occur before, during or shortly after birth. Although CP is not progressive, there is no cure. Read More

Applying for SSD Benefits When You Have A Thyroid Disorder

Thyroid disorders are the result of an abnormally functioning thyroid gland. The thyroid gland, which is part of the endocrine system, regulates hormones in the body; when the thyroid functions abnormally, hormone levels become unbalanced. That imbalance can be too high (hyperthyroidism) or too low (hypothyroidism). Yet thyroid disorders and SSD benefits do not go Read More

SSD Benefits: Things You Should Know After Your Application is Approved

We’ve published many blog posts on the topic of SSD benefits and what to expect after you have applied and been approved to receive SSD benefits. There are many articles and questions around the topic of initial application for benefits, but there are many questions that arise after an applicant has been approved. Here is Read More

Should You Apply for SSD Benefits if You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complex disorder that impacts multiple body systems. It is characterized by a profoundly debilitating fatigue lasting six months or more, which can lead to a substantial reduction in the patient’s prior activity levels. Diagnosing chronic fatigue syndrome is complicated, and the CDC estimates that of the one to four Read More

Applying for SSD Benefits When You Have Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is caused by a progressive deterioration of kidney function which, if left untreated, can lead to kidney failure. The two most common causes of CKD are diabetes and high blood pressure, although it can be the result of other medical conditions as well, including lupus, glomerulonephritis (a group of diseases that Read More