What clinical indicators, including particularly time‐course of impairments, predict physical or mental impairment at 12 months?
Knowledge of the terms used in the SSA disability evaluation process, components of that process, and Medical Listing criteria related to MS is critical to the reader’s understanding of this report. To assist in the preparation of the report, SSA provided explanations of terms and processes as currently defined by SSA regulations and rulings. The terms cited below, as well as other terms and processes used by SSA for disability determination, are defined and described in the SSA publication, Disability Evaluation Under Social Security 2003.2 The statutory definition of “Disability” is “the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of a medically determinable physical or mental impairment(s) which can be expected to result in death or which has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months.” This definition differs from the clinically used definition of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Impairme
- What clinical indicators, including particularly time‐course of impairments, predict physical or mental impairment at 12 months?
- Are alternative testing arrangements available for students with learning disabilities or physical or mental impairments?
- Can I receive SS benefits for a mental, rather than a physical impairment?
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