Social security benefits and mental health are both very complicated concepts, requiring some understanding in maneuvering the systems impacting you or your loved one. In this blog post we cover methods for better understanding your options as it relates to advocating in terms of social security benefits and mental health. Advocating for the Mentally Disabled…

Advocating for special needs children can be an intimidating experience. Assuring that your child is receiving an appropriate education is essential to your child’s development and future success in both school and life. When a child has intellectual, mental or behavioral deficits they will need extra and personally tailored help. Securing an adequate Individualized Education…

Social Security Disability Information based on Frequently Asked Questions As a local attorney with an office located in the western suburbs I get lots of questions from people that call or just walk in. Overtime you start to see some of the same questions come up again and again. In an effort to help you…

  Multiple sclerosis (MS) can be disabling. There is no cure for MS and its “causes” are equally vexing.   Our current understanding is that MS is an autoimmune disorder that distorts the normal activity of nerve impulses. And while MS affects many people (approximately 400,000 in the United States and about 2 1/2 worldwide) it…

  Personality Disorder & Social Security For people with personality disorders, interacting with others can be very difficult, if not impossible. Depending on the nature and severity of the personality disorder, interacting with others or “social functioning”, in the Social Security lingo, can be so seriously impaired. So much so, it may render the individual…

Social Security Benefits and Breast Cancer It is estimated that there are approximately 3 million women living with breast cancer in the United States, currently, and it is predicted that another 300,000 women will be diagnosed with cancer this year (estimates for men predict around 2500 newly diagnosed in 2017). And while five-year and 10…

  Supplemental Social Security for Families of Children with Autism For the parents of children on the autism spectrum, there is nothing more important than assuring that their child is receiving both an appropriate education and adequate medical attention. Early detection, diagnosis and intervention are the critical first steps in that process. Currently, about 11%…

  For fibromyalgia sufferers everything is a pain  – Dealing with activities of daily living, dealing with the fatigue, dealing with your loved ones and dealing with the demands of work- just for starters. You can reduce the complexity of Disability Benefits and Fibromyalgia from the list of pains by consulting the appropriate specialists. And…

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