This Week in Social Security Disability News (August 3 – August 9) By Susan Kelley on August 08, 2014 in Disability News Here is a recap of the top stories in Social Security Disability News from this week: 1. Social Security Disability Judge Job Description Changes: Changes to Social Security Disability judge job descriptions may allow more applicants to be awarded benefits, but it may also increase case wait times. To learn more information, click here. 2. Social Security Disability Determination and Mental RFC Forms: If you suffer from a mental illness or impairment a Mental Residual Functional Capacity Form may be used to help determine your eligibility for Disability benefits. To learn more about Mental RFC forms, click here. 3. What Do Social Security Benefits Include?: If you are awarded Social Security Disability benefits would you know what to expect? To learn the facts about what Social Security Disability benefits include, click here. 4. 3 Ways to Get Your Social Security Disability Hearing Scheduled Faster: Did you know, there are 3 ways to possibly speed up and potentially get your SSD hearing scheduled for a sooner date? To receive more information, click here.