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Has Anyone Applied And Won Disability Based On Fibromyalgia?

Has Anyone Applied And Won Disability Based On Fibromyalgia?

NY S disability? Almost thought about it. I currently drive school bus in upstate New York and winter weather is brutal.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

@A MyFibroTeam Member
I have family in Upstate NY in Little Falls and Herkimer. I know it’s cold up there. I feel for you. When I visit my family, I can barely move! Anyway, if you’re thinking about filing for SS disability, try to use the family leave act, then temporary disability then SS disability. SS Disability takes a while to get approved so filed early before those other two run out. First time applications are usually denied. Appeal in person at the local SS office in person.

posted over 2 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

You have to really shore up resources. Notorized letters from
Friends, spouses, children, parents, employers, and doctors. I would like to apply at least for part-time or temporary disability. But, you must have compassionate doctors and a team willing to write those letters. Chances are - you will getvdenied the first & possibly second time. Best to have a lawyer on the case. Good luck!

posted over 2 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I did fibromyalgia was just one of my disabilities I do have hydrocephalus which causes severe headaches and I have spinal conditions so I was disabled on about 5 different reasons

posted over 2 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I did fibromyalgia was just one of my disabilities I do have hydrocephalus which causes severe headaches and I have spinal conditions so I was disabled on about 5 different reasons

posted over 2 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Thank you for the advice!

posted over 2 years ago
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