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Fibromyalgia and Disability Claims

Fibromyalgia and Disability Claims

Fibromyalgia claims can be one of the most challenging applications for Social Security disability applicants to win. However, Disability Support Services has years of experience handling these claims and can help you through the entire process. Disability examiners and Administrative Law Judges are reluctant to approve these

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Acceptable Medical Sources

Acceptable Medical Sources

When you are applying for SSDI, you will need to present sufficient and valid medical evidence as support for your claim. Often claims are denied because folks do not have records from acceptable medical sources. It is of utmost importance you gather the best evidence to make

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Disability Benefits for Back Injuries

Disability Benefits for Back Injuries

Back injuries are the number one claim for benefits from Social Security. They receive more application regarding this than all any other physical ailment or injury combined. Examiners are investigating many of these problems, so they have a tendency to review each claim with extreme caution. This

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How Drugs and Alcohol Affect Getting Disability Benefits

How Drugs and Alcohol Affect Getting Disability Benefits

One of the questions we are asked is the affect that drugs and alcohol can have on your ability to receive benefits. Can social drinking every now and again stop you from getting the money you need to survive? Would any past drug use cause you a

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Disability Support Services Representative

Disability Support Services Representative

What a Disability Support Services Representative Does for You Applying for SSI benefits can be quite a daunting task. It can be overwhelming with the paperwork, medical exams, questions asked, and the threat of denial. While it’s true most cases are denied the first time around, give

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Is Depression a Disability?

Is Depression a Disability?

When you think of disability, you probably think of physical impairments that you can see on the outside. There are some disabilities that are not able to be seen with the naked eye. One of those is depression. The SSI or SSDI benefits that you may be

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What is the Difference Between Social Security Disability and SSI?

What is the Difference Between Social Security Disability and SSI?

When it comes to earning your disability through the Social Security office, it can seem quite a daunting task. There are many factors that go into this process and knowing the difference between Social Security Disability and SSI is important. We can help you understand the difference

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Leading Causes of Disability and Need for Disability Benefits

Leading Causes of Disability and Need for Disability Benefits

Becoming disabled is not something that individuals think about on a daily basis. At Disability Support Services, we understand that disability can happen at any time, and it is important for individuals to understand the leading causes of disability benefits and what conditions can qualify for such

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5 Tips on How to File for Social Security Disability

5 Tips on How to File for Social Security Disability

Applying for social security disability can be a daunting task. Many individuals have no idea where to begin and quickly become overwhelmed with the process. At Disability Support Services, assistance is always available for filing claims or learning how the process works. Below are five tips on

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