Category Archives: SSI

A strategy to win SSI for someone with Williams Syndrome

I am currently working on a case for an individual with Williams Syndrome.  According to the Williams Syndrome Association, Williams Syndrome is  “a genetic condition that is present at birth and can affect anyone.  It is characterized by medical problems, including … Continue reading

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Statistics on being approved and denied SSI and SSDI

One of the most common questions I receive is, “What are the chances of winning my disability case?”  I usually quote the odds in general terms but I decided to look for the statistics and report them in this post. … Continue reading

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How can a permanent resident collect SSI if he or she does not have 40 quarters of coverage on their own?

Sometimes it takes a question before I understand the answer.  I recently was asked about whether or not a permanent resident could collect SSI when the permanent residence was obtained through marriage.   The general rule is that a permanent … Continue reading

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