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Disability Benefits Based on a Severe Seizure Disorder

Posted September 3, 2015 by Premier Disability Services, LLC® A claimant suffering from a seizure disorder may have a more difficult time proving they are disabled for the purpose of obtaining Social Security Disability benefits. The reason is that seizure disorders are episodic in nature. In many cases, during periods where the claimant is seizure free, there are no work related limitations. The challenge for a claimant trying to prove disability based on this condition is to make sure their seizure activity, including the frequency, duration, and severity, is well documented. Below are a few useful tips for disability applicants alleging disability based on a seizure disorder: