Myositis-Facing the Unknown

In the United States, a rare disease is defined as a condition that affects fewer than 200,000 people. It’s estimated that 50,000 to 75,000 Americans live with myositis─chronic muscle inflammation, accompanied by muscle weakness, and for some, skin rashes, pain and fatigue. Kate Boyle bravely put her face [...]

By | 2018-07-16T19:29:40+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Myositis-Facing the Unknown

Everyone Wins with #IAmInvisibleNoMore Contest

The Invisible Disabilities Association and Allsup encouraged individuals to share their invisible disabilities stories during a video contest in March. We are profiling the people featured in the top vote-getting videos in the blog series, #IAmInvisibleNoMore. The top five vote getters were awarded gift cards and other prizes. [...]

By | 2018-07-16T19:29:32+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Everyone Wins with #IAmInvisibleNoMore Contest

20 Veterans Die Every Day By Suicide

June 27th is designated PTSD Awareness Day By The Old Sarge In World War I, they called it shell shock. During, and a long time after World War II, the common term was combat stress reaction. These days, we know this mental health issue as post-traumatic stress disorder, [...]

By | 2018-07-09T20:24:45+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Comments Off on 20 Veterans Die Every Day By Suicide

Allsup Publishes E-Book to Simplify Getting SSDI Benefits, Improve Chances of Success for Eligible Former Workers

New e-book from national disability representation organization breaks down the complicated SSDI process for current and future disability applicants Belleville, Illinois — June 4, 2018 — Allsup, the nation’s premier disability representation company®, announced today that it has published an e-book to help those with disabilities obtain Social Security [...]

By | 2018-06-01T16:41:26+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Allsup Publishes E-Book to Simplify Getting SSDI Benefits, Improve Chances of Success for Eligible Former Workers

Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Ready to Return to Work?

In May, Allsup is posting a blog series on Disability Insurance Awareness Month, a time when disability and insurance organizations join forces to raise awareness about the importance of protecting your income after a work-disrupting health issue. This series will take you through Five Fast Facts on SSDI [...]

By | 2018-06-28T15:47:07+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Ready to Return to Work?

Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Your Decision Matters

In May, Allsup is posting a blog series on Disability Insurance Awareness Month, a time when disability and insurance organizations join forces to raise awareness about the importance of protecting your income after a work-disrupting health issue. This series will take you through Five Fast Facts on SSDI [...]

By | 2018-05-29T15:42:27+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Your Decision Matters

Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Are You Prepared To Wait?

In May, Allsup is posting a blog series on Disability Insurance Awareness Month, a time when disability and insurance organizations join forces to raise awareness about the importance of protecting your income after a work-disrupting health issue. This series will take you through Five Fast Facts on SSDI [...]

By | 2018-05-23T20:44:06+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Are You Prepared To Wait?

Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Do You Have A Plan?

In May, Allsup is posting a blog series on Disability Insurance Awareness Month, a time when disability and insurance organizations join forces to raise awareness about the importance of protecting your income after a work-disrupting health issue. This series will take you through Five Fast Facts on SSDI [...]

By | 2018-05-22T20:06:41+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Do You Have A Plan?

Allsup Provides Social Security Disability Screenings May 19 in Chesterfield

Expert help and convenient online tool can help many avoid backlog of 30,075 Missourians waiting for Social Security disability claim decisions Belleville, Ill.—May 16, 2018—Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation, will provide disability screenings and information about its online tool, empower by Allsup®, at [...]

By | 2018-05-31T18:34:56+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Allsup Provides Social Security Disability Screenings May 19 in Chesterfield

Returning to Work After a Stroke

By The Old Sarge My childhood friend, Bert, was simply the most brilliant person I have ever met. A science nerd, Bert self-studied German while in grade school because he knew that many university chemistry text books were written in that language. His diligence paid off. After graduating [...]

By | 2018-05-22T20:07:12+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Returning to Work After a Stroke
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