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Childhood epilepsy and Social Security disability benefits

How does Social Security look at children’s disability cases based on epilepsy or other seizure disorders? Social Security first considers the Listing of Impairments. The Listings are a set of descriptions of medical conditions which can be disabling. The Listings … Continue reading

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Questions the Judge may ask in epilepsy or seizure case

Disability cases based on seizure disorders are a very special kind of disability case. If your case goes in front of an Administrative Law Judge, you can expect to be asked these questions: How often do you have seizures? What … Continue reading

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Tips for seizure and epilepsy Social Security disability cases

  Attorney Anthony Reeves writes about what to do and not to do when applying for Social Security disability benefits for a seizure disorder (whether due to epilepsy or pseudo-seizures). Most people think that epilepsy is so traumatic that an individual … Continue reading

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How to help someone during a seizure?

If you have a family member, or a friend, with epilepsy or another seizure disorder, it can be scary and you may not know what to do when a seizure happens. Scott Mehle, executive director of Tallahassee’s Epilepsy Association of the … Continue reading

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Social Security and complex partial seizures

The diagnosis of complex partial seizures brings a wide set of complications to a Social Security disability case. I have seen cases where benefits were denied because EEG results were normal. This exemplifies the confusion between complex partial seizures and epileptic … Continue reading

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