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The Facts About Disability and Multiple Sclerosis

Posted by Scott Flexer

According to the New York Times, a new study has found that the most popular medication for treating Multiple Sclerosis has “little or no effect” on the progression towards disability. While it certainly assists with the symptoms, it’s not an effective way to prevent complete disability. While this isn’t great news, there is at least the comfort that multiple sclerosis is treatable to some extent—and that recourse exists for those who suffer from the disease.

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Topics: disability eligibility, Social Security Disability Income, Multiple Sclerosis

Can I Receive Disability Benefits for Multiple Sclerosis?

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you live with multiple sclerosis and are unable to work due to an MS-related disability and/or other conditions, you might be entitled to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. The Social Security Disability Guidebook can assist in deciding whether applying for disability benefits is right for you, and in navigating the complex application process.

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Topics: Multiple Sclerosis

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