Monthly Archives: March 2013

John Dreiser to Present at Workers’ Compensation Update in Tennessee

     On June 11, 2013, John P. Dreiser will be a member of the faculty for “Workers’ Compensation Update,” a continuing education seminar to be held in Knoxville, TN by Lorman Education Services, a respected national seminar company.       If … Continue reading

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Can a Child With Low IQ Qualify for Childhood SSI Benefits?

     Children with intellectual disability or what has been known as mental retardation may qualify for Childhood SSI benefits.  Childhood SSI claims are evaluated differently than adult claims for Social Security Disability or SSI.  The requirements are actually more stringent.  … Continue reading

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Childhood SSI Benefits for Children With Growth Impairments

     Children suffering from a growth impairment may be eligible for Childhood SSI benefits.  The growth impairment may be disabling itself or may be the result of another disease, condition, or injury.  Childhood SSI claims are evaluated differently than adult … Continue reading

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Can Social Security Disability or SSI be Awarded Due to Low IQ?

     Social Security Disability or SSI benefits can be awarded to individuals suffering from a low IQ or as the Social Security Administration (SSA) used to call “mental retardation.”  The SSA has proposed changing the term to “intellectual disability” to be consistent with the … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability or SSI for Parkinsons Disease

     Persons suffering from Parkinsons Disease or Parkinsonian Syndrome may qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI benefits.  If the individual’s condition is severe enough and well documented, the Social Security Administration may approve his claim without consideration of vocational factors.  The … Continue reading

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