Is being hard of hearing considered to be a disability?

Answer Yes, it is classed as a disability just as being partially sighted is a disability. You might not consider it a handicap yourself, so it is up to you if you disclose it to prospective employers.

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How to Apply for Disability for Hard of Hearing?

Depending on the severity of your hearing impairment, you may be eligible for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). If you wish to be considered for disability benefits... Read More »

Is drug addiction considered a disability for the purposes of collecting Social Security Disability?

Generally, no. Neither drug addiction nor alcoholism are classified as disabilities under SSA guidelines unless they are accompanied by another qualifying condition. Under Title II federal law, dr... Read More »

Is it hard to get disability insurance if your disability isn't serious?

This depends on what you mean by not "serious". A disability is a disability. Check the disability laws for the state you reside in to find out what the requirements are in order for one to collect... Read More »

Can you collect unemployment after disability benefits end if you have been fired for being on disability in the state of California?

For this purpose you will have to apply through the Social Security Administration process. Make sure that you specify that you seek disability, rather than retirement, benefits. You may be able to... Read More »