Disability Experts of Florida's Blog

Debunking the Most Common Social Security Myths

Social Security disability benefits have positively affected the lives of thousands of people who need them. Unfortunately, there are also plenty of ...
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How Long Does A Social Security Disability Appeal Take in Florida?

If you’re a Florida resident who recently filed for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) through the ...
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What To Do When a Social Security Beneficiary Dies

Has a loved one passed away recently in your life?  Whether he or she was your spouse, parent, or a family member, there are special considerations ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Budgeting on a Fixed Income

Living on a fixed income may feel constraining, but it doesn’t have to be with the right budgeting plan! A study found that people with disabilities ...
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How Your Work History Affects your SSDI Benefits Eligibility

Are you considering applying for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits? You may want to assess your work history before doing so. ...
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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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