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Are disability benefits available for PTSD?

Not all illnesses are obvious to the human eye. In fact, many of the medical conditions that Oklahoma residents struggle with are completely hidden from view. While some of these latent disorders affect the physical functioning of their victims' bodies, others lurk in their mental states and psychological profiles.

How to deal with an SSDI denial

The application process for disability benefits can be long and complicated, and you may need to strategize ways to survive while your application is pending. Thus, having this process culminate in denial can be discouraging.

Bipolar disorder as a basis for disability benefits

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by the oscillation of a person's mood between manic and depressed episodes. Also called manic-depressive disorder, bipolar disorder may present differently in different patients. It is because it can manifest in different ways that Oklahoma residents may need to provide extensive medical data in order to demonstrate that this condition is a disability under the rules of the Social Security Administration.

What to do while your SSDI case is pending

Working does more than just provide income, it can also be a source of enjoyment, pride and meaning. When something happens that permanently affects your ability to work, you are likely to face a range of difficult emotions.

Why are spinal cord injuries so serious?

An injury to a person's spinal cord can be a life-altering event. Although different spinal cord injuries may result in significantly varying symptoms and degrees of harm, serious trauma to the spinal cord can render a person disabled and unable to work. This post will offer Oklahoma residents some insights into the true challenges that spinal cord injury victims may face but, as with all medical information offered on this blog, this post should not be read as medical or legal advice.

Reporting requirements for SSI

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Social Security program for individuals who have limited incomes. There are different ways to qualify for SSI. Those who are successful in recovering these benefits are subject to a number of reporting requirements that exist to ensure that they are getting benefits that they actually should. Oklahoma residents who wish to maintain their SSI benefits must provide continual reporting on the following topics, but readers are reminded that this information is not comprehensive and additional requirements may apply.

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