World News: 23:06 GMT Wednesday 15th May 2019. [Allsup via Globe Newswire via SPi World News]
Belleville, Illinois, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allsup, the nation’s premier disability representation company, will provide disability screenings and information about at the Lupus Foundation of America-Heartland Chapter’s event on Saturday, May 18, at 8:30 a.m. at Chesterfield Central Park & Amphitheatre in Chesterfield, Missouri. In honor of Lupus Awareness Month, the annual walk brings together individuals living with lupus and their loved ones to rally public support for millions of Americans who are impacted by lupus.
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation, tissue and organ damage, and can lead to organ failure, disability and death, according to the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA). Many individuals diagnosed with lupus are unable to continue working. Those who can’t work for 12 months or longer may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits they paid for while employed. This federal disability insurance coverage provides important benefits, including monthly income, access to Medicare, and free assistance and protection when attempting to return to work.
Having expert SSDI representation can help individuals with lupus receive Social Security disability benefits sooner, especially if they are approved with their initial application and avoid the appeals process. by Allsup is an online tool that helps people with severe disabilities determine their likelihood of being approved for SSDI, and also includes return-to-work assistance for those individuals who may experience medical recovery.
Learn about how to apply for disability benefits at .
Founded in 1977, the Lupus Foundation of America is the largest force in the fight to cure lupus. LFA focuses on improving the quality of life for individuals impacted by lupus through research, education, support and advocacy. For more information, visit .
The Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter provides support services to people living with lupus in Missouri, eastern Kansas and southern Illinois. Go to to learn more.
Globe Newswire: 23:06 GMT Wednesday 15th May 2019
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