person taking a test

What to Know About Social Security Disability and Low IQ

Unfortunately, sometimes people struggle more due to having a lower intelligence quotient (IQ). Special education is not the only contributing factor to low IQ. From oxygen deprivation and strokes, to traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and learning disorders, there are many different factors that can contribute to issues with a lower IQ.  Sadly there are not…

Continue reading…
woman with PTSD

Can PTSD Qualify You for SSD?

Whether you bore witness to a violent crime, were deployed overseas in the military, or endured treatment for cancer, when you go through a traumatic experience, it can have a long-lasting effect on you.  Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, commonly referred to as “PTSD,” is a mental health condition that often manifests itself through uncontrollable thoughts about…

Continue reading…
man with disability benefits

What Causes Your SSD Benefits to End?

Collecting Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can help those who are unable to work due to a condition or disease. Therefore the last thing that individuals with disabilities would want is for these benefits to come to a screeching stop. However, it’s important to understand that under certain situations they’ll be terminated.   You Head Back…

Continue reading…
Diagnosis papers for schizophrenia.

Can I Receive SSD Benefits for Schizophrenia?

When you develop a debilitating condition or you break your back and are unable to work, you can apply for and receive Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. But not every disability can be seen. Sometimes disabilities, such as schizophrenia, are “invisible.” So what happens if you have schizophrenia; can you receive SSD benefits? What is…

Continue reading…