Applying for Disability Benefits With Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
If your multiple sclerosis is advanced, you have a good chance of getting approved for Social Security disability benefits.
Does Epilepsy Qualify for Disability Benefits?
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
This checklist of tips may be helpful for applicants who are trying to get disability benefits based on a seizure disorder.
Getting Disability Benefits for Essential Tremor
If a benign essential tremor severely affects your ability to use your hands, you should be able to get disability benefits.
Getting Social Security Disability for Cerebral Palsy
Disability benefits are available to those who cerebral palsy causes problems with walking, talking, speaking, thinking, seeing, hearing, or behavior.
Getting Social Security Disability or SSI for Stroke
If you have trouble communicating or controlling the use of your arms or legs due to stroke, you can probably get disability benefits.
Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIAs) Rarely Qualify for Social Security Disability
TIAs rarely qualify someone for Social Security disability benefits, but it's possible in some cases.
Disability for Chronic Migraines: Benefits and Filing Information
Getting Social Security Disability benefits based on chronic migraines is difficult but not impossible.
Disability and Dystonia - Social Security Benefits and Filing
Social Security evaluates dystonia in a similar way to Parkinson's Disease.
Disability Benefits for Post-Polio Syndrome through Social Security or SSI
Disability benefits are available for those with severe limitations caused by polio.
Making a Successful Disability Claim Based on Narcolepsy
Narcoleptics have won Social Security disability benefits based on narcolepsy's functional similarity to seizure disorder.
Social Security Disability & SSI for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
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.
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.
Need a lawyer? Start here.