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February 2018 Archives

Helping obtain SSD benefits for a mental condition

New Jersians suffering from a mental condition is serious. It is not something a person can simply, get over. For individuals to overcome the ups and downs of a mental condition, he or she may receive treatment and be on medication. While these steps might make it easier to get through the day, week, month and year, it can still be challenging to maintain a job. Thus, people living with mental conditions may seek out Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits to help ensure that their financial needs are met.

Applying for SSD benefits can make your head hurt

It can be quite a blow emotionally and financially when you realize that a physical malady prevents you from continuing to work. No matter how you tried to work around your condition, your illness or injury keeps getting in the way of you being able to complete your work duties.

What is autism spectrum disorder?

When some individuals in New Jersey and elsewhere are born with a mental condition, it is apparent at birth. However, other disorders do not manifest themselves until later in life. For some, this is during childhood; however, for others it may not occur until early adulthood. Autism is typically diagnosed during childhood and is a disorder that will impact him or her for the rest of their life. In some cases, this mental condition can be disabling when it comes to having social skills and the ability to hold down a job.

Questioning the decisions made on your SSD application

Applying for Social Security disability can be a very important step for an individual to take. Just like one does not expect to suffer a disabling injury or illness, one does not think they have to seek financial assistance to get by. Unfortunately many disabled individuals in New Jersey and elsewhere are unable to meet their basic needs, seeking assistance through a Social Security Administration program. While some applicants are approved and provided benefits, many are initially denied.

Living off of SSD benefits and purchasing a home

No one expects to live with a disability, especially when they were not born with a disabling condition and they are still young. Nonetheless, accidents and illnesses occur, causing some New Jersey residents to learn how to live with a disability decades before they have reached retirement age. In some cases, young individuals who have yet to settle down and start a family are disabled. This can seem like a huge roadblock in their life because they are unable to work and have so much they still want to do.

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