Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Articles about Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from Nash Disability Law in Chicago. We help Chicago people win disability benefits,

Reform May Offer Much-Needed Help to SSI Beneficiaries

March 7, 2023

The Biden Administration is proposing a rule change that would make life easier for those Americans who receive monthly benefits through the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability program. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is based on financial need, not work history. The Social Security Administration (SSA) says, “It is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled

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Congress Must Raise SSI Disability Benefit Asset Limits

February 11, 2023

Commentary by Tom Nash. Supplemental Security Income (SSI)—a vital financial lifeline for adults and children with disabilities and little or no income—was signed into law more than 50 years ago by President Richard Nixon. SSI benefits were designed for people who are “subject to great inequities and considerable red tape inherent in the present system,” Nixon

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Disability Law is All We Do

January 4, 2023

Commentary by Tom Nash Some law firms dabble in many different things. But at Nash Disability Law, helping people win Social Security Disability benefits is all we do. I began my legal career as a staff attorney for a Social Security Administration administrative law judge. In this position, I got an insider’s view of the

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What You Need to Know About Getting SSI Disability Benefits for Your Child

January 2, 2023

Insight from disability attorney Amy Altbach Raising a child with special needs is a labor of love in almost every way. It can be both rewarding and challenging. Caring for a child with disabilities can also add financial burdens that put pressure on your family’s budget, especially if your income is limited. But you may

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