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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Should I Apply Anyway?

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60% SC'd/combat vet(50% PTSD, 10%Back)

Was on Voc rehab for awhile but my VRCs were dropping like flies which interfered with taking classes(online) continuously. Long story short I was approved for SSDI while on hiatus from Voc rehab(VRCs dropping out and PTSD issues); now a new VRC has recently re approved me to begin the program again I am giving it one more shot, but I am being very cautious because my anxiety is extremely bad, surprised I was allowed to get back on Voc rehab.

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*Will SSDI and Vocrehab(online classes) jeopardized each other? Will I lose one or the other? I have yet to send in my SSDI award letter to VARO but will soon do so, will Voc rehab be taken away once my SSDI letter has been received? I think I can be on both SSD and Voc rehab (about 2yrs before I can get my degree).

*In the case I cannot compete Voc rehab in the future, will I be able to apply for TDUI/IU? Should I just apply for TDIU now anyway and is the SSDI award letter enough to apply for TDIU? Note: I am not currently taking classes just back on the program*

*I need a new VSO and service rep if I can apply for TDIU, do I have the option of working with one in a different state? Any recommendations?

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If you are on SSDI you should apply for TDIU.

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You can do Voc Rehab while on TDIU. They encourage you to do so. Their hope is that you complete VochRehab and get a job. You can keep your TDIU for the first year after you go back to work.

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So applying for TDIU would be fine even with 60% combined? Wouldn't I have to raise my combined SC to 70% as well or would 60% combined on SSDI would be just fine?

I need help looking for a good VSO, would going through one in a different state be an issue?

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Listen to what Sharon has told you. Get the TDIU form and submit it. If you are on SSDI solely for SC conditions that is enough for TDIU. If the VA balks hire a VA lawyer.

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The longer you wait the more money you loose.

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