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SSDI vs SSI: What's the Difference and For Which Do I Qualify?

Posted by Scott Flexer

The Social Security Administration (SSA) operates two programs that are aimed at providing assistance to disabled Americans. If you have a permanent disability that prevents you from working, you can qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or both.

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Topics: SSI, disability eligibility, disability experts, SSDI Benefits, SSI benefits

How Can Living Arrangements Affect My SSI Payments?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Social Security program that can help disabled Americans who cannot qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) because of their work history meet their basic financial needs.

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Topics: SSI, SSI experts, SSI benefits

Are You Eligible for SSI in Florida?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, is an alternative program to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). For individuals who cannot qualify for SSDI because of the work history requirement, SSI can provide much-needed financial assistance.

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Topics: SSI, SSI benefits, qualify for SSI, SSI experts

Receiving Social Security Benefits While Living Outside the USA

Posted by Scott Flexer

Is it possible to live abroad and still receive Social Security benefits? This is a question that we get a lot here at the Disability Experts of Florida office.

To answer the above question, YES, you CAN receive Social Security benefits while living outside of the United States. However, there are some things you need to know about first:

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Topics: disablity, SSDI Benefits, SSI benefits, disability secrets, international social security benefits

5 Common Disabilities for SSA Benefits

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you’ve ever applied for Social Security Disability benefits, then you know how challenging the process can be.

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Topics: Applied for SSDI in Florida, disability, SSI benefits

Can You Get SSI Benefits for ADHD?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, has affected many adults and is more commonly diagnosed during a person’s childhood.

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Topics: SSI benefits, SSI benefits for children, ADHD

Understanding Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for Children

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you are receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and have children, then your children would meet the income and resource requirements for SSI and could receive benefits if they were determined to be disabled.

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Topics: SSI benefits, SSI benefits for children

Why Reporting SSI or SSDI Changes Is Your Responsibility?

Posted by Scott Flexer

One of the primary things to remember when you have been approved for disability benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), is that it is your responsibility to notify the Social Security Administration of any changes that may occur.

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Topics: SSA Eligibility, SSDI Benefits, SSI benefits, reporting to the SSA

[New Guide] Why You Shouldn't Switch Disability Representatives in Florida

Posted by Scott Flexer

Applying for Social Security disability benefits can feel like an overwhelming and daunting task-- especially if you are in an already debilitating condition.

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Topics: SSDI, SSI benefits, Switching Disability Representatives

When is Arthritis a Disability? SSDI AND SSI for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted by Scott Flexer

Arthritis can be painful causing its victims to suffer from inflammation and stiffness of their joints. However, arthritis is considerably mild in comparison to rheumatoid arthritis. According to arthritis.org:

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Topics: Florida Disability Benefits, rheumatoid arthritis, SSI benefits

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