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Who are your representatives in Congress?

Click here: whoismyrepresentative.com. This website will help you determine who represents you in Congress.  Search the database by your zipcode or state.  Full contact information will be provided. When proposed legislation compromises your health and safety as a person with disabilities, let your representatives hear from you.  Calls, letters, emails, texts all make a difference – […]

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Compassionate Allowances

Compassionate Allowances are a way to quickly identify diseases and other medical conditions that, by definition, meet Social Security’s standards for disability benefits. These conditions primarily include certain cancers, adult brain disorders, and a number of rare disorders that affect children. The CAL initiative helps us reduce waiting time to reach a disability determination for […]

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Dying for Benefits

The Washington Post reported that more than 10,000 individuals died while waiting for decision on their disability application. “In the past two years, 18,701 people have died while waiting for a judge’s decision, increasing 15 percent from 8,699 deaths in fiscal 2016 to 10,002 deaths in fiscal 2017, according to preliminary federal data obtained by The Washington […]

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