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Dr. Carol Van der Harst
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Disabilities (Definition)

Disabilities is a term that describes a mental or physical condition that limits one's abilities to carry out the ...Read more


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What happens if I collect social security disability because I had a craniotomy and seizures but I have not had a seizure?

What happens if I collect social security disability because I had a craniotomy and seizures but I have not had a seizure?

Depends on diagnosis: If the reason for the craniotomy puts you at greater risk for a seizure and having an increased risk for seizure prevents you from employment in your profession then you are probably entitled to that payment. ...Read more

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Can you collect disability for fibromyalgia in the state of ohio?

Can you collect disability for fibromyalgia in the state of ohio?

Yes: Disability is based on your physical disability that can be measures by a doctor registered to do disability examinations not your diagnosis alone. ...Read more

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I am 22 year old male and diagnosed with Crohn's . Can i collect disability?

I am 22 year old male and diagnosed with Crohn's . Can i collect disability?

Unlikely: Most people with chroma are able to lead satisfying, productive lives. If your disease is not well controlled, discuss other treatment options with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can i collect ss disbility if I am severly depressed? What are the guidelines? What do I neeed to do? I also get panic attacks!

Can i collect ss disbility if I am severly depressed? What are the guidelines? What do I neeed to do? I also get panic attacks!

SS disability: Usually requires evaluation by a ss evaluator. If you apply for ss disability, you will be referred to someone for evaluation. If you've been treated for depression, those records may be helpful to the evaluator. In general, your depression would have to be severe enough to prevent you from working. If you haven't been treated by a mental health professional, try that first. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could i get medicare early with social security disability insurence?

Please tell me, could i get medicare early with social security disability insurence?

Typically Yes: It would be best to consult a disability attorney. From speaking with patients, it seems that with SSDI, it is easier to get medicare coverage. ...Read more

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Should I apply for social security disability for a chronic disorder that is makes me tired fast?

Should I apply for social security disability for a chronic disorder that is makes me tired fast?

Severity?: That depends upon what you can and can't do. If you cannot perform any job duties, then perhaps,. It may be best to consult with a disability attorney. ...Read more