Previously on this blog, we have discussed the concept of "residual functional capacity," and how that may affect your application for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. This week, we are going to take a very brief look at how functional capacity might apply to an application submitted by someone with a psychological disability.
The federal Social Security Administration (SSA) has some resources available to help you understand the system and apply for benefits. They can help you with forms and give you basic information about what kind of evidence to collect. While this may be enough for certain claims for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, Ohio residents should be aware that more complex claims may require the aid of a legal professional.
Few people can imagine what it would be like to have their lives be turned upside down essentially overnight. However, the sudden onset of an illness or catastrophic injury can do this. As a result, people and their loved ones are forced to make life adjustments at a moment's notice.