Learn more about the Social Security Appeals Council. The Social Security Appeals Council is the final administrative level for Social Security disability claims. It is a judicial body that reviews decisions made by administrative law judges (ALJs).
An MSS is a letter or form filled out by your doctor that describes your medical condition and how it affects your ability to work or function.
The ABLE AGE ADJUSTMENT ACT is a new law that becomes effective in January of 2026 and which expands the availability of ABLE accounts to people with disabilities who became disabled between the ages of 26 and 46. ABLE (or as they are known in Georgia) STABLE accounts are tax-advantaged […]
According to the Social Security Administration, there are over 8 million disabled workers in the United States. These workers often face challenges such as stereotyping, discrimination, and a lack of accomodations. Thankfully, there are a variety of legal protections and employment resources available that help people with disabilities overcome these challenges and advance their careers.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) runs a program that is known as the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). This program is available to those whose household income is 200% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines. This program is also available to you if someone in your household participates in certain government assistance programs.
In October, the Social Security Administration will announce the 2023 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA). The COLA is the percentage by which monthly retirement and disability benefits will increase from current levels. Early indications suggest an increase between 8%-9%, with some observers suggesting that the number may even exceed 9%, […]
A disability hearing before an Administrative Law Judge represents a chance to communicate your conditions and functional limitations in a way that is personalized and clear. Proper planning for this court appearance is vital.