Category of Neurological Impairments for a Brooklyn Social Security Disability Claim
The Social Security Administration (SSA) may provide Social Security disability benefits if you suffer from a neurological condition that has resulted in permanent disability. When you are no longer able to work, disability benefits can help offset some of the income you are now without.
A Brooklyn Social Security disability lawyer will work with you through the entire process of applying for Social Security disability benefits. This includes the complicated paperwork and collecting evidence to prove the extent of your disability.
Social Security Disability Benefits: Neurological Impairments
The following categories of neurological impairments may qualify you for Social Security disability benefits:
- convulsive epilepsy;
- non-convulsive epilepsy;
- Parkinson's disease;
- central nervous system vascular accident;
- spinal cord or nerve root lesions;
- cerebral palsy;
- multiple sclerosis;
- anterior poliomyelitis;
- myasthenia gravis;
- peripheral neuropathies;
- subacute combined cord degeneration;
- Huntington's disease;
- muscular dystrophy;
- cerebral trauma;
- amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; and
- benign brain tumors.
Each listing of impairment also has specific criteria that must be met in order for you to qualify for Social Security disability benefits.
If you need clarification on your eligibility, a Brooklyn Social Security disability lawyer can explain how a neurological disorder may qualify for Social Security disability benefits.
Contacting a Brooklyn Social Security Disability Lawyer
Before you file your Social Security disability claim, be sure to take advantage of this free consumer's guide: 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Social Security Disability Claim. Contact a Brooklyn Social Security disability lawyer at Decker, Decker, Dito & Internicola for help with building your disability claim - 1-800-976-4904.
Category: Social Security Disability
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