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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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Assistive Devices for Disability: Past, Present, and Future

The 21st century has witnessed numerous technological progress in a variety of fields, including improvements to help people work with their ...
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What You Need to Know About Handicapped Parking Laws in Florida

If you live in Florida and have a handicap that makes getting around difficult, then you know the importance of having handicapped parking.  ...
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Disability and the Criminal Justice System

Individuals with both physical and mental health disabilities are especially susceptible to criminalization and discrimination by law enforcement. ...
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“Should I Apply for Disability?" (and Other SSDI Questions)

Should I apply for disability? If this question has been running through your mind, there are several factors to consider. People can become ...
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March 1 is International Wheelchair Day: A Look Back at Its History

Mark your calendars: March 1st is international wheelchair day! On March 1st, events and activities will be hosted around the world where wheelchair ...
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Does PTSD Qualify for Disability Benefits?

Many people associate post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with combat veterans; after all, it used to be known as “shell shock” and “combat ...
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Everything You Need to Know to Report Disability Fraud

  Social Security Disability programs can be a literal lifesaver for people who truly need financial help because of a severe medical condition that ...
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Five Inspiring Movies Featuring the Disabled Part 3

People with disabilities are greatly underrepresented in the movie industry. However, movies with characters with disabilities are some of the most ...
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It's Heart Month: What You Need To Know About Heart Disease Disability

Do you know the leading cause of death for Americans? If you guessed heart disease, then you’re correct. Heart disease and conditions are the leading ...
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