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    Disability Benefits Help
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    lisafromma posted:
    http://www.ssdfacts.com is a great site that has a forum for people who are applying for disability benefits. It answers questions, gives you a place to vent and has current information.

    It also has letters people receive from Social Security throughout the process of applying for Disability. If you are considering applying it is worth a look.
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    susiemargaret responded:
    hello, all --

    i second the motion. it is an incredibly useful site, and many times when i need the answer to a Q, i go there, and i've found something useful every time.

    -- susie margaret
    what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
     
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    Janna56 responded:
    Hi lisafromma - I would like to ask a question? How does one go about applying for diability benefits? I am currently working 32.25 hours a week and find it getting more difficult with the arthritis, breast cancer, depression and anxiety. It is getting harder for me to focus and concentrate and makes me very nervous to go to trainings and take tests. I am not out to get something for nothing, but I have a good friend who asked me if I had ever thought of it.

    Thank you so much for your post. Bless you!!
     
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    BluBarne replied to Janna56's response:
    May take you two years or more- my husband had a stroke in June 2008 still praying for approval
     
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    Janna56 replied to BluBarne's response:
    Hi BlueBarne - Can you tell me where a person starts if they would like to apply for Social Security Disability? I would appreciate it. Thanks so much ---- Janna
     
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    SHELLEY28409 replied to Janna56's response:
    You should call your local SS office and set up an appt to go in and someone will help you fill out the papers for it....you usually get denied the first time around because they are hoping you will just give up and go back to work but then you have to usually get a SS attorney that will help you get it the second time around....dont waste anytime, because it takes a while to get it....it took me 17 months which was good from what I hear from others that had to wait...if it wasnt for my daughter moving back in with me and paying for my bills I would have lost my home and everything else...she was such a blessing to me at that time and still is....but dont put it off...make an appt and get started and dont give up ok...God bless....Shelley


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