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How long do you have disability?

On what they base your pay amount? Why some receive more than others? I know refugees who are on disability.

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I think it’s different here in the States compared to Canada.
I’m on SSDI disability so my disability payments are based on how many years I was working when I was employed.

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I worked up until I was 30 in 2020.

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I guess it’s been about 9 years this time. I’ve been reviewed once about 7 years ago.

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Close 2 5 years now, not proud of it but whatever.

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Well I just verified and my employment insurance ends this month meaning that my last work will stop paying me. I’ll have to apply for disability but I don’t want to. I want to try to get back to work for at least 6 months and do the same employment insurance thing. I don’t think I can work on my current meds though.

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They didn’t review me for seven years. Probably because 5 years ago I was calling my pdoc many times a day. The secretary got pissed at me too for not utilizing other help.

I don’t know if it will be a year now or another seven until my next review. Been on it for 9 years now.

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Had my review last november 2020 and got it for another 6 years. And surprisingly they increased my payments to enhanced rate PIP. I think the assessor was in a good mood.

Im still always skint tho lol.

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I am on disability since 2013. So more than 8 years now. I get a review every couple of years as they still believe I could get better.

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i am on disability indefinitely also… i used to have to go to checkups to get it renewed but the last doc i saw noted that i shouldn’t go to checkups anymore because it’s chronic.

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I’m down as chronic so I’m on it indefinitely too. Been on disability since I was 17. I’m now nearly 36.

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