Lorraine Netter graduated from Albany Law School and Union Graduate College with a joint JD/MBA in Healthcare. During her graduate studies, she worked in a health law clinic where she represented clients at Social Security Disability benefit denial hearings and advised clients with complex health issues on the different legal tools that can be used to plan for the future. Prior to attending graduate school, Ms. Netter worked in the health care industry as a case manager at a brain injury rehabilitation center. She graduated from Providence College with a Bachelors of Science in Health Policy and Management.
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Children may be eligible to receive disability benefits from Social Security through the Supplemental Security Income program.
You may be eligible for Social Security disability if you have bronchiectasis or pneumoconiosis that causes severe fatigue and shortness of breath.
You'll need to have specific medical documentation showing that complications from your HIV/AIDS significantly interferes with your life.
If your child has very significant difficulties in important areas of functioning, they could qualify for SSI disability benefits.
Addison's disease can lead to serious heart and digestive problems, which can qualify for disability benefits.
In order to qualify for SSDI, you need to show that you were disabled before your date last insured.
Preemies and infants with low birth weight or other developmental problems are often eligible for SSI disability payments for their first year of life.
Children with auditory processing disorder (APD) that's severe enough to hurt communication may be able to qualify for SSI.
There are several ways to qualify for disability because of a TBI, as long as Social Security believes your inability to work is not temporary.
Social Security is likely to consider you disabled if your speech can't be understood.