The American Association of

Social Security Disability Consultants

A 501(c)(6) professional association
and nonprofit corporation.




Email: AASSDConsultants@aol.com


The purpose of the American Association of Social Security Disability Consultants is to encourage excellence in Social Security disability consulting by physicians, psychologists, speech and language pathologists, vocational specialists and other professionals who serve as consultants for the Social Security Administration, and nationally, to express their views and support their needs.

If you are now or have been a consultant for the Social Security Administration, a State disability determination service, a hearing office, or any similar organization in the field of Social Security disability, this organization is designed for you.   We hope you'll join and become involved.   Click on the topics below to find out more.


AASSDC DISCUSSION FORUM:

The AASSDC has established a discussion forum that consultants can use to ask questions and get answers about Social Security disability program issues.   To see what others have said about particular topics, simply go to http://archives.simplelists.com/aassdc/, enter your search term in the box and click Search.   Note that whole words must be used (e.g. "musculoskeletal" but not "musculo").   To receive postings (subscribe), go to http://www.simplelists.com/subscribe/aassdc.php.   The same link can be used to unsubscribe.   Send your comments and questions to AASSDConsultants@aol.com AASSDConsultants@aol.com


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

AASSDC OPPOSES FURLOUGHS:   The Association's Board of Directors has recently completed a policy statement in opposition to the furloughing of State disability determination service workers.   For additional details select the Issues and Policy Statements button, on the left below.


A CALL FOR COMMUNITY-BASED INVESTIGATION OF DISABILITY CLAIMS: Consultants have long been concerned about the poor quality of the information upon which they often have to base their decisions.   In this policy statement, the AASSDC calls for greatly-improved community-based investigation of disability claims.   See Policy Statements (below left).


SOME AASSDC EMAIL MESSAGES MAY NOT BE DELIVERED!   Click here for details.



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