Ember Kauth

Attorney · Willamette University College of Law

Ember Kauth graduated from Willamette University College of Law and is a member of the Oregon Bar. She has experience providing assistance to low-income individuals applying for and appealing SSI and SSDI claims, and, as a contract attorney, has also worked with individuals pursuing state wage and hour claims as well as claims of employment discrimination.

Articles By Ember Kauth

SSI Dedicated Accounts for Child Disability Benefits
You must put large SSI disability back payments into a dedicated account, not currently paid benefits.
Can You Get Food Stamps While on Disability?
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is not based on having a limited income. In order to be eligible for SSDI, you must have worked a certain length of time and paid Social Security taxes.
Disabled Adult Child Benefits
Adults who are disabled may be eligible to receive Social Security disability benefits based on their parents' earnings.
Face Pain and Trigeminal Neuralgia: Social Security Disability Information
Trigeminal neuralgia is not a listed impairment, but Social Security Disability benefits may still be available to claimants who can show that the condition impairs their ability to work.
Can I Get Disability for Hidradenitis Suppurativa?
If you suffer from chronic hidradenitis suppurativa (a severe acne-like disease), you may be able to get Social Security disability benefits.
Does SSI or Disability Help Pay Rent, Utilities, or Heating Costs?
While Social Security Disability does not offer specific aid for utilities or rent, you can use your benefit payments for whatever you choose.
Disability and Sjogren's Syndrome - Filing for SSDI and SSI
If your only symptoms of Sjogren's are fatigue, dry mouth, and dry eyes, you're not likely to get disability benefits.
Do You Get Cost-of-Living Increases (COLA) When You are on Disability?
Learn about cost-of-living increases that affect your monthly disability benefit amount.
Filing for Social Security Disability in Oregon
Here is information on the disability process in Oregon, as well as state-specific statistics and resources.
How to Set Up Direct Deposit for Social Security
Direct deposit allows Social Security to send your SSDI or SSI benefits directly to your bank account.