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Have you applied to disability benefits?

Have you had to apply or appeal for disability benefits for HIV-related conditions or comorbidities related to living with HIV? Please share your resources here.

  1. Alafia (Peace) I have not but I have heard so many horror stories about the process. Khafre ( Team Member)

    1. I am dealing with it now and definitely experiencing some of those horror stories. I could use any tips or resources available - Heather R (team member)

  2. I have a hearing coming up

    1. we wish you a lot of luck. I know the process can be stressful, how are you doing? - Liz (Team Member)

    2. Hi . I'm sure there is a certain amount of stress associated with the hearing. I want to share with you this article from our patient leader Heather Renee on disability hearing preparation: Wishing you the best and please feel free, if you like, to keep us posted on how things are going. Richard (Team Member)

  3. Yes

    1. how did it go? I hope you're getting the support you need. - Liz (Team Member)

  4. I have not yet applied for disability benefits, but with my having heart disease, peripheral neuropathy, osteoporosis, and chronic pain and fatigue, at the age of 45; it is something I am not looking forward too - James Cotromanes

    1. Hi . It is completely understandable to not be looking forward to the disability process. For if that day comes when you need to I want to share with you this article from our editorial team on applying for Social Security Disability: Best, Richard (Team Member)

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