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How to file for disability, Filing for SSI
Disability Requirements, Disability Status
How long is the wait?, Disability Application
The Social Security List of Impairments
Qualifying for Disability, Mental Disability
Disability Lawyer Info, Disability Back Pay

Who can help me file for disability?



 
Anyone of your choosing can help you file for disability. They can come with you to file for disability, or help you file your disability claim online. They can represent you in an official or unofficial capacity.

That being said, you probably need a professional rather than a regular person such as yourself helping you with your disability claim. This person can be an attorney or non-attorney representative. They will help file your appeals if you are denied and basically keep your claim moving forward. They do not receive a "lawyer fee" unless your disability case results in an approval for benefits.

And, if your disability case ends up at a administrative law judge disability hearing hearing, you are more likely to be approved if you have a professional who is familiar with Social Security rules, regulations, and law representing your case. They will present the facts of your disability claim in an objective manner that is more favorable for your being approved for disability benefits.



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Excerpt: A congressional inquiry can still have a tremendous impact on a case that is pending at the hearing level by getting the case moved much further up on the schedule...

2. What Can I Do to Improve My Chances of Winning Disability Benefits?
Excerpt: If you are just starting out in the process and filing a claim for SSD or SSI benefits with social security for the first time, you can help your case a lot by making...

3. Should you get help with your Social Security Disability or SSI claim?
Excerpt: when it comes to case preparation, particularly involving appeals, and especially involving disability hearings, you should probably obtain the assistance of an individual who is thoroughly familiar with how the system works...

4. Should you get Help from a Disability Attorney before the Claim has been Denied?
Excerpt: Why get help? Many claimants will fail to provide the information that is needed by the social security administration, and in the proper detail.








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Previously answered questions regarding SSD and SSI

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These pages answer some of the most basic questions for individuals who are considering filing a claim.

Can you get temporary Social Security Disability or SSI benefits?

Permanent Social Security Disability

What is the difference between Social Security Disability and SSI?

Who is eligible for SSI disability?

Can I Be Eligible For SSI And Social Security Disability At The Same Time?

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Applying for Disability - How long does it take to get Social Security Disability or SSI benefits?

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For the sake of clarity, SSDRC.com is not the Social Security Administration, nor is it associated or affiliated with SSA. This site is a personal, private website that is published, edited, and maintained by former caseworker and former disability claims examiner, Tim Moore, who was interviewed by the New York Times on the topic of Social Security Disability and SSI benefits in an article entitled "The Disability Mess" and also by the Los Angeles Times on the subject of political attempts to weaken the Social Security Disability system.

The goal of the site is to provide information about how Social Security Disability and SSI work, the idea being that qualified information may help claimants pursue their claims and appeals, potentially avoiding time-consuming mistakes. If you find the information on this site helpful and believe it would be helpful to others, feel free to share links to its homepage or other pages on website resource pages, blogs, or social media. Copying of this material, however, is prohibited.

To learn more about the author, please visit the SSDRC.com homepage and view the "about this site" link near the bottom of the page.