Monthly Archives: May 2013

Childhood SSI and the Domain of Health and Physical Well-Being

     Persons applying for childhood SSI benefits for their disabled child often are confused by how the Social Security Administration evaluates and decides the claim. If a child does not meet a Listing, the SSA evaluates the child’s functioning in terms of six domains: (1) acquiring … Continue reading

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Childhood SSI and the Domain of “Caring for Yourself”

     Persons applying for childhood SSI benefits for their disabled child often are confused by how the Social Security Administration evaluates and decides the claim. If a child does not meet a Listing, the SSA evaluates the child’s functioning in terms of six domains: (1) acquiring … Continue reading

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The Results of the Continued Race to the Bottom in Workers’ Compensation Laws

    Every year many state governments “reform” their workers’ compensation laws to make their state “more inviting” to business in a fallacious attempt to appear less expensive than their neighboring state.  The result is a continuing spiral downward of worker … Continue reading

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Childhood SSI and the Domain of Functioning of Moving About and Manipulating Objects

     Persons applying for childhood SSI benefits for their disabled child often are confused by how the Social Security Administration evaluates and decides the claim. If a child does not meet a Listing, the SSA evaluates the child’s functioning in terms of six domains: (1) acquiring … Continue reading

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The Domain of Interacting and Relating with Others in Childhood SSI Claims

     Persons applying for childhood SSI benefits for their disabled child often are confused by how the Social Security Administration evaluates and decides the claim. If a child does not meet a Listing, the SSA evaluates the child’s functioning in terms of six domains: (1) acquiring … Continue reading

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