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SSA--Helps for the disability applicant--SSI


Find out how to avoid delays.

Find out what your evaluator is really looking for.

Do all those forms really matter?

Find out how not to play hide-and-seek with Social Security.

E-Mail us at:
oakmandon@netscape.net



RELATED LINKS

Social Security's official site

About Social Security benefits

Disability Resources

Lists of Disability Links

Protection and Advocacy

Yahoo Disability Links
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15 TIPS FOR FILING YOUR DISABILITY CLAIM

Down-to-earth, practical tips from one who has been in the business for over 25 years. An invaluable aid for the disability applicant.
--D. Wentz Jenkins

INTRODUCTION
The process of filing and pursuing a Social Security or SSI disability claim can be daunting at best, . . .(Click for more.)

TIP #1: Provide information about medical sources. . .

TIP #2: Provide information regarding work . . .

TIP #3: Provide copies of current medical records . . .

TIP #4: Cooperate with the Disability Determination Services. . .

TIP #5: Ask questions when you don't understand. . .

TIP #6: 6. Complete all forms promptly . . .

TIP #7: Do not reschedule appointments . . .

TIP #8: Your disability adjudicator is not trying to deny your claim . . .

TIP #9: Always appeal unfavorable decisions. . .

TIP #10: It is a little known fact that more claims are allowed by. . .

TIP #11: It is of little use to hire an attorney until . . .

TIP #12: Before you engage a non-attorney advocate, inquire . . .

TIP #13: No one gets disability forever. . .

TIP #14: Threats to the adjudicator will usually only spell trouble . . .

TIP #15: Maintain a stable mailing address . . .

Copyright © 1998 D. Wentz Jenkins