- SOCIAL SECURITY COLA: 2021
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- BEWARE OF SCAMS!
- WEATHER CANCELLATIONS OF HEARINGS
- THE 300 SPARTANS
- SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE CLOSING: NOVEMBER 29, 2013
- SOCIAL SECURITY COLA 2014
- CAN YOU APPLY ONLINE FOR SSI/SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME BENEFITS?
- GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN AND HOW IT WILL AFFECT YOU
- Social Security Disability ABC's
- Social Security Disability and the Law
- Social Security Disability From the Other Side
- Social Security Disability Medical Issues
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Category Archives: SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY OF INTEREST
Currently, it is NOT possible to apply online for SSI. To apply for SSI, you must either go to the local Social Security Office or call 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday to apply. … Continue reading →
From the Social Security website, this is what Social Security is saying will be affected by the Government Shut Down: Important Information About the Federal Government Shutdown Due to the Federal Government Shutdown, Social Security field offices are open with … Continue reading →
Does the application process seem incomprehensible? Social Security has a videotape “webinar” to explain the claims process. The webinar can be found here. You cannot apply online, at this time, for SSI.
This is a training video for Administrative Law Judges regarding Vocational Expert (VE) testimony: HERE.
NPR recently aired a piece called, “Unfit for Work: The Startling Rise of Disability in America”. In response to the piece aired on NPR, eight former Commissioners of Social Security have written an open letter, defending yet another attack on the … Continue reading →
For many months, correspondence to the ALJ assigned to hear a case, had to be addressed, “Dear Administrative Law Judge.” Why was it not addressed to the Judge by name? Social Security had adopted a policy of keeping secret the … Continue reading →
Social Security has published a proposed change to the designation of conditions of impaired intellectual functioning, including low IQ testing results. For years Social Security has used “mental retardation.” It is now proposing to change that designation, in conformance with … Continue reading →
On August 14, 1935, President Franklin Roosevelt signed into law the Social Security Act, saying, “We can never insure one-hundred percent of the population against one-hundred percent of the hazards and vicissitudes of life. But we have tried to frame a law … Continue reading →