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What is Meant by Invisible Disability

Posted by Scott Flexer

Many people think of all disabilities as having some sort of physical manifestation, and limitations in the limbs and other visible body parts tend to receive more attention. However, disabilities also can manifest in ways that are not visible to the naked eye.

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Can I Apply for Social Security Disability with Sleep Apnea?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Sleep apnea is a condition where a person experience pauses in breathing or shallow breaths during their sleep. It often arises due to one being unable to maintain a constant airflow through their nose and mouth, causing shortness of breath. A person may stop breathing for up to 30 seconds at a time, and this may happen regularly throughout the night. Shortness of breath can lead to you being unable to maintain deep sleep during the night, causing excessive daytime sleepiness.

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Topics: qualify for disability, sleep apnea, Qualify for Disability with Sleep Apnea

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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How Family Members Are Qualified for Disability Benefits

Posted by Scott Flexer

Suffering from a disabling medical condition can be stressful and an overall painful experience. It can interfere with your ability to provide a sustainable income for you and for your family which may leave you feeling humiliated or insecure.

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Topics: disability benefits FL, qualify for disability, Family Disability Benefits

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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What is the Maximum Income to Qualify for SSI in Florida?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Supplemental Security Income, SSI, has benefited many recipients who suffer from a disabling condition or who weren’t eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance, SSDI.

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Can You Receive Disability Benefits for Diabetes?

Posted by Scott Flexer

According to the American Diabetes Association, a total of “25.8 million children and adults in the United States—8.3% of the population—have diabetes.” In 2007 alone, more than 70,000 death certificates listed diabetes as the underlying cause of death.

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