This Week in Social Security Disability News (September 7- September 12) By Susan Kelley on September 11, 2014 in Disability News Here is a recap of the top stories in Social Security Disability News from this week: 1. Can Those With Blindness Receive SSD Benefits: If you suffer from vision loss you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. Learn more details here. 2. Don’t Make These Mistakes If Your SSD Application Gets Denied: Was your SSD application denied? Here is a list of mistakes not to make if your Social Security Disability Benefits application is not approved. 3. Tips For Using the SSA Online Social Security Disability Application: While applying for SSD benefits can be difficult for those who are not tech-savvy or who need help with their applications. Here are some tips that may help. 4. Maximize Your Social Security Disability Benefits When Nearing Retirement Age: Are you nearing retirement age? Here are a few ways to maximize your Disability benefits.