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5 Super Successful People With Disabilities, Part 2

Posted by Scott Flexer

Welcome to Part 2 in our series "5 Super Successful People With Disabilities" (be sure to check out Part 1 as well). Overcoming adversity is a cornerstone of the human experience. For many people, they are able to rise above a challenge and move on from it. However, those with disabilities may face challenges daily. So when a disabled person is able to not just overcome adversity but achieve unparalleled levels of success, it is truly inspiring!

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Topics: inspiring stories, disability blogs, deaf, blind, Autism, down syndrome, disability experts, disability benefits, disability, disability FL

How a Ban on Plastic Straws Hurts the Disabled

Posted by Scott Flexer

Earlier this month, Starbucks and American Airlines became the first two major companies to announce that they were phasing out plastic straws, and Seattle became the first U.S. city to ban them from food service establishments. While there’s no doubt that eliminating the use of plastic straws does offer environmental and health benefits, it also poses new challenges to people with disabilities, some of whom require a straw just to take a drink.

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Topics: disability blogs, disability laws, ADA laws, Disability benefits in Florida, disability rights florida, Apply for Disability in Florida, disablity, Florida Disability Benefits, disability experts, disability, disability FL

3 Steps to Take to Qualify for and Receive a Handicap Tag in Florida

Posted by Scott Flexer

There are many disabilities and long-term injuries that can make getting around incredibly difficult. Some conditions are so severe they require the use of bulky wheelchairs, walkers, or other specialized equipment. Others may need to stop to rest too frequently to cover the distance from the back of a parking to the business’ doors.

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Topics: disability FL, Disability Application, handicap tags

How Much Money Do You Get When You Qualify for Disability in Florida?

Posted by Scott Flexer

One of the most frequently-asked (and important) questions many Floridians have about their disability benefits claim is “how much money will I get when I qualify for disability in Florida?”

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Topics: disablity, disability FL, disability benefits FL, SSDI Benefits

Florida Disability FAQs: What if My Condition Isn’t in the Blue Book?

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you’re familiar with the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program, then you probably know a few basics about how it helps disabled workers support themselves and their families.

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Topics: disablity, disability FL, disability appeal, Qualify Disability, qualify for disability, Social Security Disability Insurance, SSDI, SSDI appeal

3 Things about Disability Benefits and Retirement in Florida

Posted by Scott Flexer

This past July 2016 there were 65,636 total Social Security beneficiaries including individuals that were 65 or older, disabled and under age 65 and those who met other criteria for SS benefits.

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Topics: disability FL, disability benefits, retirement

Top 10 Resources Available to Learn About Disabilities

Posted by Scott Flexer


If you have ever thought about applying for disability benefits in Florida, there are some things you need to know.

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Topics: SSDI, SSI, disability, disability FL

Disability Benefits Celebrates 60 Years!

Posted by Scott Flexer

Disability benefits have helped many Americans have a good quality of life despite their financial and disabling circumstances.

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Topics: SSDI, SSDI Benefits, disability FL

What You Need to Know about Qualifying for Disability Benefits

Posted by Scott Flexer

The Social Security Administration has been known to have complex and detailed processes when it comes to applying and continuing to receive disability.

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Topics: disability FL, SSDI, SSI, disability benefits FL, qualify for disability

What's New with Disability Benefits in Tampa?

Posted by Scott Flexer

The Social Security Administration is an umbrella to a variety of benefit programs for thousands of Americans.

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Topics: disability FL, Tampa Disability

Stay informed of changes and new policies that can affect your disability benefits!