Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Those with multiple sclerosis who have a visual or mental impairment or significant fatigue and muscle weakness following activity should get disability benefits.
Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Whether you'll get disability benefits for epilepsy depends on the types of seizures you have, their frequency, and how they disrupt your daily activities.
Tips for Getting Social Security Disability for a Seizure Disorder
Social Security Disability Information regarding seizure disorder, also known as epilepsy, with a focus on how to successfully apply, appeal, and win with this condition.
If benign essential tremor severely affects your ability to use your hands, you should be able to get disability benefits.
Disability benefits are available to those who cerebral palsy causes problems with walking, talking, speaking, thinking, seeing, hearing, or behavior.
Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident)
If you have serious problems communicating, walking, or using your hands due to a stroke, you are probably eligible for disability benefits.
Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIAs)
TIAs rarely qualify someone for Social Security disability benefits, but it is possible.
Getting Social Security Disability benefits based on chronic migraines is difficult but not impossible.
Social Security evaluates dystonia in a similar way to Parkinson's Disease.
Disability benefits are available for those with severe limitations caused by polio.
Narcoleptics have won disability benefits based on narcolepsy's functional similarity to seizure disorder.
Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability
Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability is the essential book for anyone dealing with a long-term or permanent disability. Get instructions on how to apply for disability and how to present your case.