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Time Limited SSDI Benefits

The amount of SSDI $ paid out to Americans with disabilities continues to rise at what can be considered an alarming rate. One possible solution is to put a time limit on some benefits. For example: If someone was performing physical labor and they now have joint or back problems that prevent them from performing their job duties, award that person benefits for the time period necessary to be retrained for employment ...View full idea »

Submitted by (@scubaquad)

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SSI only pays me 450 a month

any way to get paid more? i still live with the parents

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My 15 year old son has Duchennes MD. He can no longer walk, in a wheel chair full time. He can not do anything without help. He is 100% dependent on someone to care him, he can not be alone. I was told there was a program where I could be a paid care giver for him. I applied for the program but was turned down because his IQ was too high. They said only a few disabilities don't require low IQ,( ie cerebral palsy., blindness) ...View full idea »

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Reporting Income Each Month for SSI

One of my biggest frustrations is reporting my son's income EVERY month. I have to gather the check stubs and send them in. Someone at SSA has to enter that into their system and then calculate his SSI for two months later. It seems horribly inefficient to do that each month. Isn't there a way to do some kind of average for a longer period of time say 3 to 6 months and adjust the SSI payment for that period of time. ...View full idea »

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