Do you have any advice or information on applying for SSI. I have no health insurance. I will be receiving a letter in the mail regarding an appointment to see a doctor regarding Traumatic Brain…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Kerry Mischka Aug 12, 2012.
"Rachel....That is so kind of you to support us that have suffered a TBI....you should be so proud of yourself for what you are doing for your son. If I knew how to go about it, I would go and represent all of us and those…"
"YOU ARE TOTALLY CORRECT KARYN!!!! They don't get it and they don't care, because it is not them dealing with it....Don't give up....that is the way to win....it is frustrating and totally stinks, but it is what it…"
"HI JOHN , I don't really remember how difficult it was for me to get my SSID approved since it was more than 25 years ago.. However since I had job at KODAK and was on their disability policy they did not want to pay the …"
"I'm currently applying and oh man. Its difficult because non of the people at SSI seem to be experienced with TBI.
So they give me these complex documents i have to sign and yet i dont understand nothing and they can't explain them to me…"
"Karyn- First of all, I offered my help whenever you want it, so you are absolutely NOT a pain in my neck. Although I do not know anything about your situation at all and have no medical history, this is ONLY my own…"
It has really upset me about what has happened to you. I would even testify in court on your behalf or anyone else on this site that is being denied help if it was possible. It flips people out when I tell them I've sustained…"
"Okay Karyn....here it goes.....I will do my best to recall what I was telling you the first time. First of all, I am extremely proud of you for the letter that you wrote. That was well articulated. What I was trying to re-emphasize…"
Has anyone ever been tested for this or diagnosed with it? A lot of the symptoms sound familiar but I've had other things come up where I think I've figured out some way to feel better. I thought I had graves disease a few months ago and cried when I found out that I didn't. I don't take any meds at the moment but I didn't know that there are drugs to treat nausea and vertigo, such as those for the treatment of Meniere's disease. Although the side effects include those symptoms too. Has anyone…See More