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I work an intense job requiring a focused attention. My MS has progressed such that this isn't working for me anymore. I will need to step out of the business world soon, I fear. Are there organizations that can help me deal with and apply for disability?
Here are my "2 cents":
Hope this helps.
A. Scott Nielsen MD MMSc
Neurologist and MS Specialist at Kaiser Permanente
7/20/2017 04:21:05 pm
A good disability attorney is worth every penny. You want one that is familiar with MS issues like fatigue and cognitive dysfunction not just walking problems. After a retainer fee they usually only get paid when you do. Good luck.
7/20/2017 09:00:06 pm
I'm 53 now but 50 when placed on disability. I live in CA so I had one year of being on State disability while waiting for Social Security disability. You have to go see thier doctors for approval. I had to appeal it once because I was denied. The second time the doctor (different doctor) said she was going to see how my hand & eye coordination was. I laughed & said you thriw whatever at me but you will need to come pick it up when I muss it. She changed her mind. By the time I had my second doctor review my MS was worse than before. I have PPMS so there is no break in my issues then just continue to worsen. Best of luck and stay strong.
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