Does a person with Asperger's Syndrome qualify for social security disability benefits?

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that is likely a yes since there are usually more limited to the types of work they can do, mostly social and physical. Plus the developmental delays in autism can make it difficult for holding a job.
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Can a person who is 25 percent disabled but is working collect Social Security disability benefits?

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How long do you have to work to qualify for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income?

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You qualify for Social Security disability when will your first check come?

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How will getting married affect your Social Security Disability benefits?

You will have to pay taxes on your benefits, and any other income you have. And unless you have money taken out of your benefit checks for tax purposes, (which you wouldn't because they don't normally tax them) you get hit with a huge tax bill in April. It is a bad financial move to get married whil (MORE)

Does Social Security include disability benefits?

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Does a person with lupus qualify for disability benefits?

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What is the maximum Social Security disability benefit?

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What disabilities qualify for permanent Social Security?

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Can a person get disability and Social Security?

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Do you qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance if you have autism?

Maybe . You need more than a diagnosis to qualify for Social Security Disability (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). You also need to demonstrate that your diagnosis prevents you from working or performing Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA). The Disability Determinations Specialists will r (MORE)

Do Social Security disability benefits stop at age 62?

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Can an insurance company require a disability beneficiary to repay benefits if the person is approved for Social Security disability?

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If you are on Social Security disability can you work without losing your benefits?

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Can a person collect long term disability benefits while on social security disability in IL?

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Do you pay income tax on Social Security disability benefits?

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Do people with Asperger's Syndrome have learning disabilities?

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Can you collect social security benefits while on private disability?

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Va benefits of 100 percent and social security disability?

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Is social security disability benefits free of federal taxation?

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If you qualify for Social Security which Medicare benefit do you get for free?

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Would a person with Asperger's syndrome be acceptable as a 24-hour caregiver for a disabled spouse?

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I have been approved for disability social security benefits how do i find out what they are?

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How do you get Social Security Disability benefits for a mental problem?

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How much money can you make and still qualify for Social Security Disability benefits?

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How do you qualify for social security disability insurance?

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Can you get social security benefits and vetrans disability benefits?

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How long it takes to qualify for raise social security disability?

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