Assistance for those dealing with private disability insurers,

HMO's and Social Security (SSI)

A non-profit organization assisting people with insurance issues

Patient Advocate Foundation

Disabilities lawyers- Disinissues

Consumer Guide to Insurance

Lower cost for insurance coverage

Insurance Advocacy

How to file for disability

Insurance claims

Disability Resources, Legal Information and Forms

Insurance, Disability Claims and HMO

Kaiser Papers

Bad Faith Insurance Companies

Ultimate Disability Guide

Documenting Disability

Video- Workers Compensation

Ten Tips For An Independent Medical Exam (2 minutes)

Video- What Happens When I Go

To One Of Their Doctors? (6.5 minutes)

Video- SS Medical Exam (4.5 minutes)

Video- Social Security Disability Exams (3.5 minutes)

Social Security Disability Exams

15 Mistakes NOT To Make

Social Security Disability Exam

Being Sent To An "Independent Doctor" For Evaluation?

Consultative Exams- The Social Security Doctor

Social Security Disability Benefits Law

Video- How To Prove You Are Disabled To Social Security (4 minutes)

The Medicare Project

Completing Disability Forms

Disability Secrets

National Coalition For Homeless Veterans

Documenting Disabilities


Please see subpages below for more information.

Subpages (2): Filing for Disability Laws & Codes

Filing For Disability- Starter Kits

Disability Starter Kits Include

  • Fact sheet that answers questions most people ask about applying for disability benefits,
  • Checklist of documents and information we will request, and
  • Worksheet to help you gather and organize the information you will need.

Disability Starter Kits- Adults

Disability Starter Kits- Children

Additional Information

Touched By Lyme- Filing for Disability

Daily Activities Worksheet to Keep Track of Your Situation

Last Updated- April 2019

Lucy Barnes