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Questions About Getting Started with Disability

Answers to common questions about eligibility to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Early Retirement considerations.

SSA Plan for Government Shutdown

In the event that Congress does not come to a resolution before the start of the new fiscal year on October 1, 2021, the Social Security Administration has released a plan for continuing operations amidst a government shutdown. The full SSA Contingency Plan can be found here, but in sum there is nothing to worry […]

COVID Long Haulers May Qualify for Disability Protections and Social Security Benefits

In honor of the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA), the Biden Administration announced increased support for COVID Long Haulers who struggle with the lingering effects of COVID-19. As part of this support, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice issued guidance explaining that Long […]

The New Wave of Disability: COVID-19 Long Haulers

If you are experiencing COVID-19 Long Hauler symptoms, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability and/or Long-Term Disability benefits. Learn more about Long Hauler symptoms and your options here.

Can You Get Disability Benefits for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

If you have been diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), you may be wondering if it’s possible to receive disability benefits. We’ll discuss an overview of this condition along with addressing common questions that relate to Social Security disability.

How to Fill Out the SSA Function Report

Matthew Shupe explains how to fill out the Adult SSA Function Report form (SSA-3373) to strengthen your disability case.

Can COVID-19 Long Haulers Get Social Security Disability Benefits?

COVID can have long-term disabling effects such as respiratory problems, heart problems, and brain fog that prevent people from working like they once could. Some are wondering if COVID-19 “long haulers” can get Social Security disability benefits. Learn more.