Disability Experts of Florida's Blog

What Does the New Normal Look Like for People with Disabilities?

As COVID-19 cases begin to recede throughout the country, many states are starting to reopen and evaluate what changes to make to ensure safety. ...
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Challenges for People with Disabilities During COVID-19

Whether it's the shift to a remote workforce or social distancing guidelines, the challenges of COVID-19 have been felt by much of the world. ...
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Disability Rights Movement & COVID-19

The world is facing numerous challenges due to COVID-19. However, people with disabilities are facing extra consequences and obstacles as a result of ...
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Am I Eligible to Receive SSI and Food Stamps?

Can I get food stamps if I'm on disability? This is a question that many individuals receiving either Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social ...
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Economic Stimulus Relief for Social Security Recipients

In the instability of the COVID-19 crisis, Social Security recipients may be worried about their benefits and the status of their economic stimulus ...
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Creative Ways People with Disabilities Can Practice Social Distancing

Government officials and health experts have been emphasizing how important social distancing is to “flattening the curve” of coronavirus and ...
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Free Community Resources for Residents on a Fixed Income

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected communities all over the nation. Businesses and schools have been shut down or had to resort to virtual classes ...
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Will My Social Security Disability Hearing be Affected by COVID-19?

If you have a Social Security disability hearing, then you already have plenty on your plate. While this is a great opportunity to advocate your case ...
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Can I Go to a Food Bank if I Receive SSI/SSDI Benefits?

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak didn’t just disrupt businesses—it has put many Americans who rely on access to inexpensive sources of food at ...
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Will COVID-19 Affect My Social Security Benefits?

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has disrupted the lives of millions of Americans. Even in the Sunshine State of Florida, stay-at-home orders and ...
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Social Security Phone Scams You Should Be Aware Of

Social security scams are still incredibly common, and they come in many forms. For example, phishing emails are used as a way to impersonate a ...
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Can the SSA Use Social Media To Weed Out Disability Fraud?

Massachusetts resident Antonios Sarantos had received more than $55,000 in disability benefits due to reportedly injuring his back. The problem was, ...
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