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Social Security replaces “Mental Retardation” with “Intellectual Disability”

Beginning September 3, 2013, the Social Security Administration will begin using the “Intellectual Disability” instead of “Mental Retardation.” The Social Security Administration recognized that the term “Mental Retardation” has negative connotations and is offensive to many people.

What is a disability for purposes of Social Security Disability?

This is a frequently asked question for individuals that are thinking of applying for Social Security Disability. The Social Security Administration defines Disability as, “the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mentalRead More

Check Back Soon For New Blogs From Attorney Grady Jordan

social-security-disabilityAttorney W. Grady Jordan is a partner in the Smith, Jordan & Lavery Law firm, P.A., and practices primarily in the areas of Workers’ Compensation (on-the-job injuries), Social Security Disability, and Civil Litigation. Grady served in the United States Air Force and attained the rank of Captain before deciding to resign his commission and enter law school. He is married to Kimberly Jordan and has two sons. Read More

Grady Jordan – Smith Jordan

upstate attorney grady jordanHello, meet Grady Jordan of the Smith Jordan Law Firm. Mr. Jordan is a practicing partner in the law firm and represents clients in following areas: Social Security Disability, Workers’ Compensation, Immigration, Personal Injury and Civil Law.Read More

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