Special Disability Rules For People Who Are Blind
The Social Security Administration provides special disability benefits and has specific rules for people who suffer from blindness or are legally blind. Social Security Administration Definition of Blindness The Social Security Administration considers you to be legally blind under if your vision can't be corrected to better than 20/200 in at least one eye. The SSA also considers you to qualify as blind if your visual field is twenty degrees or less with a corrective lens. You may have some site and still qualify for disability benefits for the blind.
Vision Problems Combined with Other Disabilities
You may qualify for disability benefits even if you are not legally blind. If your vision problems are combined with other health problems, and the combination of health problems prevent you from working, you can be considered disables.
Blind and Work Problems
Being blind can have a severe impact on a person's ability to work. The blind generally have a higher income limit than the non-blind. There are a number of special rules for people who are blind that recognize the severe impact of blindness on a person's ability to work. For example, the monthly earnings limit for people who are blind is generally higher than the limit that applies to non-blind disabled workers.
If You Are Blind Or Have Low Vision
If you are blind or have low or poor vision, our Law Firm can help with your disability benefits application. Our lawyers are experienced in the process of applying for Social Security Disability Benefits. We will help you navigate the difficult journey of getting benefits for the blind. Our lawyers can help you with denied claims, and more importantly, help you meet all the qualification guidelines so we can prove the extent of your disability to the Social Security Administration before your application is denied. We can help you throughout the entire disability benefits application process.
Help for Denied Disability Benefits
If your claim for Social Security Disability Benefits is denied, our lawyers will present your case at the hearings, providing a strong defense in an effort to reverse a denied claim. Contact The Rasansky Law Firm for help with your Disability Benefits application or to fight a denied claim.