Disability Benefits

db101.org – Disability Benefits 101 – with special emphasis given to Arizona, California, Minnesota, New Jersey, Michigan and Missouri. If those states are not where you live, choose California and access all the information there. It’s simply the best site out there for a comprehensive array of benefits, employment, programs and then tailoring information to your specific situation

 

SSI: 

Understanding SSI

Apply online through the Social Security Administration website

 

Finding an Expert

Help from db101 on finding a Disability Benefits Advisor.

Tip: google ‘YOUR STATE/town + independent living center benefits’ – and maybe play with the search terms a bit to come up with the contact information for a benefits advisor near you.

 

Meriah
Meriah Nichols is teacher and artist who lives in a yurt off the grid. She is deaf, has 3 kids (one with Down syndrome) and a lot of chickens. She writes about travel, disability, and getting dishes done. She likes her tea Earl Grey and hot.
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@meriahnichols

#deaf mom, teacher & #disability activist, living in a yurt #offthegrid. 3 kids (1 with #downsyndrome), a camera and a lot of chickens. Never a dull moment
@Mediadisdat thanks! I hope they have #deaf stuff too! - 58 mins ago
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