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SSA News and Updates

Posted by Peter Bohan | Feb 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

SSA is proposing to eliminate a category "inability to communicate in English" as a potential factor that would reduce a claimant's ability to be employable. This is potentially a very significant development and very concerning; it will negatively impact claimants who are unable to communicate in English since it will no longer take that into account in assessing their transferability to perform other work and instead just assume that their lack of English language skills doesn't make them any less employable which defies logic and practical real world application in this author's view. Read more about this proposal here.

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Peter Bohan

Attorney since 1996; dedicated to representing Social Security Disability claimants before the Social Security Administration.


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