A: There are many different types of sensory loss Social Security disabilities. While blindness and hearing loss are the most common, the Social Security Administration recognizes that a loss or impairment of any sense can affect a person’s ability to work.
For example, the administration provides disability benefits for people suffering labyrinthine-vestibular function, an inner-ear disorder. This condition can have a number of inhibiting side-effects, including:
- Balance problems
- Loss of position sense
- Loss of motion
- Strong or sudden dizziness
- Paroxysms or seizures
- Nausea or vomiting
- Chronic vertigo
- Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
- Intermittent hearing loss
For more information on how Social Security can provide benefits to your family, call the experienced West Palm Beach Social Security Disability Attorney at Fetterman & Associates today or Call us at 561-845-2510 for FREE consultation.