[nfbmi-talk] SSI questions
dandrews at visi.com
Sat Feb 18 15:26:01 CST 2012
I would complain, ask for a supervisor, contact your congressman or
something. I am sure this is not correct, I haven't gotten SSI or
SSDI in years, but they always went directly to me!
At 11:17 AM 2/17/2012, you wrote:
>with me being 23 years old i'm more than old enough to control my
>SSI, and if anything i already do. the money is put in an account my
>mom controls, and i, not her use it from there on. The rep yesterday
>didn't even look anything up, she was treating me like i knew
>nothing and kept ignoring everything i was saying. The only thing
>is, now i don't know if i can do anything as my mom isn't exactly close to me.
>On 2/17/2012 11:17, joe harcz Comcast wrote:
>>Huh? I don't get this sir?
>>I think it does depend upon your age. But the disability benefits
>>go with the blindness and not the other way around.
>>In addition a 504 issue and one that was adjudicated in the courts
>>with the American Council of the Blind in one of their good cases
>>denoted that all information related to such activities must be
>>made available under 504 in accessible formats, and the most
>>effective ones at that.
>>Regardless, feel free to call me on my cell at: 810-516-5260..
>>I've gotta dash right now though.
>>Peace and Justice,
>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike Welty" <rattail4 at gmail.com>
>>To: <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
>>Sent: Friday, February 17, 2012 10:55 AM
>>Subject: [nfbmi-talk] SSI questions
>>> Hey all,
>>>Yesterday i stopped by Social Security as i wanted to remove my
>>>mom as my payee and control the account myself. Only problem is,
>>>teh SSIrep tole me flat out i can not be my own payee, because of
>>>my disability, blindness. Is this the actual law? It seems to me
>>>that this flies completely against the ADA, and 4 other reps
>>>before hand told me i could control my own account. So does anyone
>>>here have the straight truth? Can I or can Inot control my own
>>>SSI, regardless if i'm blind.
>>>Any help would be greatfully taken.
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