Questions About Specific Disabilities


Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder that results in extreme disturbance of sleep patterns.  Those who suffer from narcolepsy do not sleep in a normal pattern at[…]

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis (“MG”) is an autoimmune neuromuscular disease.  It causes widespread muscle weakness and can affect any muscle in the body.  The facial and throat muscles[…]

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (“MS”) is a complex neurological disorder that causes injury to the protective sheath of the nerves in the brain and spinal cord.  It[…]

Mental: Borderline Personality Disorder

Personality disorders are tricky when it comes to getting disability benefits. The reason is that often people who have personality disorders do not acknowledge that their personality disorder is their primary problem, even if they have been told as much by a mental health care provider.

Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s disease is a condition that causes ringing in the ears and vertigo.  It can be mild, or it can be so severe that its[…]


Systemic Lupus Erythematous (“SLE”), usually referred to as lupus, is an autoimmune condition that causes inflammation that can affect the internal organs and joints.  It[…]

I Must Lie Down to Rest

Employers expect you to be at your work station. If you cannot do that, you will not be employed for long. Whether or not you are suffering from fatigue or chronic pain, your need to rest lying down will seriously affect your ability to work.