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Overview of Disability

Disability Back Pay

Requirements for Disability

Applications for disability

Tips and Advice for Disability Claims

How long does Disability take?

Winning Disability Benefits

Common Mistakes after a Denial

Mental Disability Benefits

Denials for Disability

Appeals for denied claims

Disability Benefits from SSA

SSI Benefits

Child Disability Benefits

Qualifications and How to Qualify

Working and Disability

Disability Awards and Notices

Disability Lawyers, Hiring Attorneys

Social Security List of Conditions

What Social Security considers disabling

Medical Evidence and Disability

Filing for Disability Benefits

Eligibility for Disability Benefits

SSD SSI Definitions

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Social Security Disability SSI List of Conditions and Impairments

Physical and Mental Impairments

Facts about Various Medical Conditions and Answers to Questions about Filing for Disability

The following pages provide facts lists regarding various mental and physical impairments as well as resource links for social security disability and SSI questions.

  • Section A

    Including: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Asbestosis, ACL injury...

  • Section B

    Including: Basal Cell Carcinoma, Behcet's Disease, Bipolar Disorder...

  • Section C

    Including: Cardiomyopathy, Cardiovascular stenosis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Celiac Disease...

  • Section D

    Including: Deep Venous Thrombosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Developmental Delay, Diverticulitis...

  • Section E

    Including: Emphysema, Encephalopathy, Endocarditis, Endometriosis...

  • Section F

    Including: Facet Arthritis, Foot Drop, Frozen Shoulder...

  • Section G

    Including: Generalized anxiety disorder, Gastric Bypass, GERD, Glaucoma...

  • Section H

    Including: Hashimoto's Disease, Head Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart Murmur, Hernia, Hernias, Herniated Disc...

  • Section I

    Including: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Interstitial Cystitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome...

  • Section K

    Including: Kidney Disease, Kidney Failure...

  • Section L

    Including: Laminectomy, Learning Disability, Leukemia, Liver Disease, Low Back Pain...

  • Section M

    Including: Macular Degeneration, Major Depressive Disorder, Marfan Syndrome, Medullablastoma, Melanoma, Memory Loss...

  • Section N

    Including: Narcolepsy, Necrosis, Nephropathy, Nephrotic Syndrome...

  • Section O

    Including: OCD, Optic Neuritis, Osteoarthritis, Osteomyelitis...

  • Section P

    Including: Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis, Panic Attacks, Parkinson's Disease, Pemphigus...

  • Section R

    Including: Raynaud's Disease, Renal Failure, Repetitive Stress Injury, Restless Leg Syndrome...

  • Section S

    Including: Sarcoidosis, Schizoaffective Disorder, Schizophrenia, Sciatica, Slceroderma, Scoliosis...

  • Section T

    Including: Tachycardia, Thrombosis, Tia Transient Ischemic Attacks, Tinnitus, Total Hip Replacement...

  • Section U

    Including: Ulcerative Colitis, Ulcers, Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disorder...

  • Section V

    Including: Vasculitis, Vertigo...

  • Section W

    Including: Wilson's Disease, Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome

Overviews of Medical Conditions and a statement of the Criteria for Receiving Disability Benefits

The following pages provide helpful overviews of potentially disabling mental and physical conditions. Each overview is preceded by a general description of the evaluation criteria used by the social security administration to render decisions on SSD and SSI disability claims.