People who suffer from autism and/or learning disorders may find it difficult, if not impossible, to obtain or retain steady employment. In these types of cases, it is important to apply for assistance through the Social Security disability program. At the Disability and Injury Law Offices of David R. Machek, our attorneys are dedicated to helping individuals and their family members through the Social Security disability process.
Learning disorders and/or autism can have a negative impact on the brain’s ability to receive, process or retain information. These types of medical conditions may prevent a person from achieving academic goals and may impact a person’s skill in reading, writing, math and listening. These medical impairments are typically diagnosed through intelligence testing, academic tests, classroom performance or through observed difficulties of daily living, communication and socialization.
Although learning disorders and autism are two distinct forms of disability, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will use many of the same qualifiers when determining whether a person qualifies for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), including the nature and extent of the disability, how the disability restricts the ability to carry out daily tasks, the ability to maintain social functioning, the ability to maintain concentration or pace in a work or school environment, the ability to make work or school-related judgments, the ability to adapt to change in a work or school environment and the ability to handle work or school pressures.
Let the Disability and Injury Law Offices of David R. Machek help you with your Social Security disability claim. Our law firm exists only to serve disabled people. I have over 25 years of legal experience in disability law and I am paid only if you receive Social Security disability benefits. For more information about your Social Security disability case or to schedule a free initial consultation and case evaluation with a trusted SSDI and SSI disability lawyer serving Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding region, please contact us online or call our Jenkintown 215-385-5353 or Philadelphia 215-323-5320 office to arrange a free initial consultation with our disability lawyer about SSD/SSI eligibility. Let us help you get the Social Security disability benefits you need and deserve. www.disabilitylawpa.com