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The table below begins by providing links to the main
v  SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION WEB SITE that highlight and focus on helpful and useful disability benefit information.

The second section of links contains a number of other
v GENERAL DISABILITY INFORMATION WEB SITES that might help you find further financial and general reference assistance.


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v Understanding Social Security

v How To Apply For Social Security Disability Benefits

v Guide to Filling Out SSA Disability Report Form

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v Disability Programs

v Social Security Disability Insurance

v Supplemental Security Income

v Benefits For Children With Disabilities

v Your Right To Representation

v Your Right To Question The Decision Made
    On Your Claim [SSDI]


v Your Right To Question The Decision Made
    On Your Claim [SSI]


v The Appeals Process [Alabama; Alaska;
    Colorado; Louisiana; Michigan; Missouri;
    New Hampshire; Pennsylvania; North &
    West Los Angeles, California; Albany &   
    Brooklyn, New York]


v The Appeals Process

v Hearings & Appeals

v SSA Medical Listings for Severe Disability

v Employment Support For People With Disabilities

v Know When Your Benefit Payment Is In The Bank

v Medicare

v Medicaid

v SSA Forms

v SSA Publications

general disability information
v UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF
    HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
v ARE THERE GOVERNMENT BENEFIT PROGRAMS
    TO HELP YOU?

GovBenefits will help you answer that question. The online screening tool is free, easy-to-use, and completely confidential. Whether it's a direct payment, a loan, insurance, training, or other services ... there may be government benefit programs available to help you.

v THE NEW FREEDOM INITIATIVE'S ONLINE RESOURCE FOR
    AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES

Do you wish there were a web site designed to facilitate the day-to-day lives of Americans with disabilities? Well now there is! This web site was launched on October 16, 2002 as part of the President's New Freedom Initiative and provides access to disability-related information and programs available across the government.

v U. S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

The U.S. Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) today announced the launch of a new interactive Web site that will serve as a resource to help employees and their families make informed decisions about their health benefits when facing life and work changes.

v AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT of 1990

The ADA Document Portal was developed by
v Meeting the Challenge, Inc. v under grant number H133G000221 from the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).

The information presented on this site is intended solely as informal guidance, and is neither a determination of legal rights or responsibilities under the ADA, nor is it binding on any agency with enforcement responsibilities under the ADA.

v BENEFITSCHECKUP

Welcome to Benefits Checkup a free, easy-to-use service that identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans. Researching these programs used to be a time-consuming, frustrating experience. But no longer

v UNTANGLING THE WEB

Where Can I Go To Get Disability Information? Steven L. "Speed" Fullmer, Ed.D., age 48, died of cancer August 21, 1998. He was the founder of the award-winning Untangling the Web. As a Research Assistant Professor in the International Center for Disability Information at West Virginia University, he published scholarly research articles and book chapters.

v INVISIBLE DISABILITIES ADVOCATE

Helping People Understand Chronic, Debilitating Illness and Pain.

v BAPTA

Bay Area Psychological Testing Associates - Dedicated exclusively to providing developmental, psychological and neuropsychological diagnostic assessments. BAPTA's hallmarks are state-of-the-art neuropsychological and psychological diagnostics, individualized treatment recommendations, and expert testimony.

v DND PRESS

Publisher of the Disability Resource Library, a comprehensive electronic reference of disability laws, guidelines, reports and more.

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