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Special Disabilities, Interaction between VA Benefits and Other Public Benefits

Recorded on: Nov. 15, 2018
Running Time: 01:00:25

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Taken from the Web Program Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2018 Recorded November, 2018 in San Francisco [01:00:25]

During this hour we will discuss some of the signature wounds of the more recent conflicts as well as how to build a disability claim based on a sexual assault. We will also cover the various interactions between VA benefits and other public benefits, such as SSI and SSDI.
• Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Military Sexual Trauma
• Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
• Applying for VA Non-Service Connected Pension / Interaction between VA & other Public Benefits
• Attorney’s Fees

Nicole M. Perez, Barbara Saavedra

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  • Denied Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Claims Related to Military Sexual Trauma, Report #17-05248-241, Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General, Office of Audits and Evaluations, August 21, 2018
    Nicole M. Perez, Barbara Saavedra
  • Quick Guide—Patient/Family: Traumatic Brain Injury, Department of Veterans Affairs, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center
    Nicole M. Perez, Barbara Saavedra
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD, National Center for PTSD
    Nicole M. Perez, Barbara Saavedra
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, The National Institute of Mental Health
    Barbara Saavedra, Nicole M. Perez
  • §4.130—Scheduling of Ratings—Mental Disorders
    Nicole M. Perez, Barbara Saavedra
  • Understanding PTSD and PTSD Treatment, February 2018, National Center for PTSD
    Barbara Saavedra, Nicole M. Perez
  • Evan R. Seamone and David M. Traskey, Maximizing VA Benefits for Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma: A Practical Guide for Survivors and Their Advocates, Columbia Journal of Gender and Law
    Nicole M. Perez, Barbara Saavedra
  • Eligibility Determination, VHA Directive 1601A.02, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (Amended on July 27, 2017)
    Nicole M. Perez, Barbara Saavedra
  • Special Disabilities, Interaction Between VA Benefits & Other Public Benefits (PowerPoint slides)
    Nicole M. Perez, Barbara Saavedra
Presentation Material
  • Special Disabilities, Interaction Between VA Benefits & Other Public Benefits (PowerPoint slides)
    Nicole M. Perez, Barbara Saavedra
  • Net Worth, Asset Transfers, and Income Exclusions for Needs-Based Benefits, Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 181 / Tuesday, September 18, 2018 / Rules and Regulations
    Nicole M. Perez, Barbara Saavedra
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      Nicole M. Perez ~ Managing Attorney, Veterans Justice Center, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
      Barbara Saavedra ~ Senior Staff Attorney, Swords to Plowshares
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