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Rules for Winning SSDI Benefits for Blind

Rules for Winning SSDI Benefits for Blind
Legally blind people are unable to see but not necessarily be totally blind. The federal government uses the term 'legal blindness' to determine whether you can get certain benefits, like disability or job training. How Does the SSA Define Blindness? A 20/20 vision is considered as perfectly normal, i.e., if a person is able to see 20 feet away the...
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The Social Security Red Book for The Blind

The Social Security Red Book for The Blind
The Social Security Administration has special incentives for people with partial or complete blindness. When you apply for disability, the SSA will assign a disability examiner (DE) to analyze the 'severity' of your vision loss. The Social Security has special rules in the Red Book for the Blind for people with significant vision loss. If you have...
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