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.
How to Get Social Security Disability for Moderate Multiple Sclerosis
Some individuals with M.S. have no problem being approved medically for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Disability Benefits.
Social Security Disability & SSI Benefits for Lupus
Those with lupus and significant limitations in daily activities, social fuctioning, or the ability to concentrate should be able to get benefits.
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Information for Social Security Disability
Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune disorder that occurs when a person’s immune system attacks the membranes surrounding their joints, causing them to inflame.
Getting Disability Benefits for Ankylosing Spondylitis
Social Security recognizes ankylosing spondylitis as a painful and limiting illness that can make work difficult.
Does Having Guillain Barre Syndrome Qualify You for Disability?
Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) is an auto-immune disorder where the body attacks its own nervous system. The result of this attack on the peripheral nerves is nerve inflammation that can lead to muscle weakness.
Disability for Polymyositis: Benefits and Filing Information
If your polymyositis has progressed to the point that you cannot work, you will likely qualify for Social Security Disability benefits.
Disability for Myasthenia Gravis: Benefits and Filing Information
If myasthenia gravis has severely affected your muscles, you may be able to get Social Security disability benefits.
When Disability Benefits Are Available for Dermatomyositis (or Polymyositis)
Individuals with dermatomyositis that persists despite treatment may be eligible for Social Security disability.
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Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions: Get the Most out of Your Retirement & Medical Benefits
Nolo's book covers survivors benefits, disability benefits, and spousal retirement benefits, and how the three are intertwined.
Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability
Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability includes information about Social Security benefits for the dependents and survivors of persons with disabilities.