More answers to questions about applying for disability in North Carolina
Note: For help getting Social Security Disability or SSI, contact Accredited Disability Representative, Tim Moore, at 919-693-1004. Our office has a combined 60+ years of experience handling claims and we can assist you with an application, an appeal, or even help you get your claim started. We are based in North Carolina and we DO stay in touch with our clients.
On the page preceding this one (NC Disability questions), I have provided answers to many questions that you may have if you are interested in applying for disability in North Carolina, or you have already done so. As I have stated in other areas of this site, this information is based on my work experience as a disability examiner at NC DDS, a.k.a. North Carolina Disability Determination Services. DDS is where decisions on disability claims (SSD and SSI) for the Social Security Administration are made.
Here on this page, I am providing additional answers to questions about the disability process. These are general answers to questions, but they are provided because Social Security is not good about providing such information. And, unfortunately, many of the people who work in Social Security offices do not actually know much about how the Social Security Disability and SSI disability claim process works. My own knowledge of the system is based on my experience as a disability examiner. In other words, a decision-maker on claims.
In addition to being a former disability examiner, I am also a disability representative. This means that I represent cases at the disability application, reconsideration appeal, and disability hearing levels. And to complement that, I have taken and passed the federal written examination that is administered by the Social Security Administration and which is authorized under Public Law No. 111-142, "The Social Security Disability Applicants' Access to Professional Representation Act of 2010". The purpose of this exam is to test knowledge of the relevant provisions of the Social Security Act and also knowlege of the most recent developments in SSA including court decisions that affect titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act.
Furthermore, I am what is known as an ADR, or Accredited Disability Representative. This accreditation is received from NADR, the national association of disability examiners, an organization whose members specialize in the handling and representation of Social Security Disability and SSI claims.
If you need assistance on getting your disability benefits from Social Security, you may contact me, Tim Moore, at 919-693-1004. I do not handle retirement issues and instead specialize in attempting to win disability benefits for individuals who find that they are disabled and unable to work.
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