Actor, Noah Matthews Matofsky, made history as the first actor with Down syndrome to be cast in a major role in a blockbuster film. Noah plays Slightly, the leader of the Lost Boys, in the Disney film Peter Pan & Wendy. The film—released on April 28, 2023—is a retelling of the classic Peter Pan animated story and features several major Hollywood stars like Jude Law, who plays Captain Hook.
Social Security Disability Insurance is a federal program run by the Social Security Administration (SSA). It can help provide eligibility for a monthly benefit paid to workers who are no longer able to work due to a disabling condition.
Eligibility is based on the number of work credits the claimant has accumulated while working. If there are no work credits the applicant may qualify for disability benefits under Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which is calculated based on the value of the applicant’s income and assets.
A stroke doesn’t just affect your health. It can also significantly impact your finances.
If you’ve had a stroke, you may now be facing costly medical bills. The odds are also good your stroke has negatively impacted your ability to work and earn an income.
This can make paying your bills and addressing your daily needs quite difficult. Fortunately, help is available. You may be eligible to receive assistance through various government programs. This overview covers several noteworthy options.
If you’re receiving Social Security benefits, SSI, or Social Security disability benefits in 2023 you may be wondering when your benefits will arrive. It’s important to know when your Social Security check will be sent so that you can create a budget and make sure that your bills get paid on time. And, unless you know when you can expect your Social Security benefits each month, you won’t be able to plan ahead.
The process of applying for benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA) is often complex. To prove you are eligible for benefits, you may need to complete substantial paperwork, coordinate with doctors, gather medical evidence, appeal an initial denial, and more.
Luckily, this isn’t a process you have to navigate on your own. Help is available in a number of different forms. Best of all, much of this help may be free.