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Epilepsy: Can it Qualify You for Disability?

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you suffer from epilepsy or know someone who does, you’re aware of the issues and the pain that it brings to families and friends of those who suffer. At any moment, an epileptic person could have a seizure and lose focus, awareness, or control of his/her body.

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Topics: Epilepsy

How to File for Disability for Epilepsy in Tampa

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How to File for Disability with Epilepsy and Other Seizure Disorders in Tampa

Thehe Social Security Administration considers epilepsy and other seizure disorders under Section 111 of its Blue Book, “Neurological-Childhood.” Unfortunately, there isn’t a distinct listing for adults who have a seizure disorder. However, the SSA’s disability evaluation consistently focuses on the effects and limitations any condition imposes on the person who suffers from the disorder. Therefore, the SSA will examine the way your seizure disorder affects you and limits your activities and your ability to work.

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Topics: SSDI, disability benefits, Tampa Disability, Epilepsy, Spring Hill Disability

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