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Allsup Provides Social Security Disability Screenings at Walk MS Events in April

Team Allsup joins with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to raise funds and awareness to help people with MS live their best lives 

Belleville, Ill.-April 7, 2015-More than 400,000 Americans live with multiple sclerosis (MS), an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system, according to the National MS Society. Allsup, a nationwide Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation company based in Belleville, Illinois, is pleased to sponsor Walk MS events taking place April 18 in St. Peters, Missouri, April 19 in St. Louis, and April 26 in Edwardsville, Illinois.

Allsup representatives will be on site to provide SSDI eligibility and veterans disability appeal screenings.

"MS is the number one disabling disease among young adults in the U.S.," said Allsup manager of Strategic Alliances, Tai Venuti. "A lot of people with MS keep working long after their diagnosis, but for some, working full-time is no longer an option. For them, SSDI is an important resource that provides more than just a monthly income."

One of the additional benefits of SSDI is the Ticket to Work program. With the help of an Employment Network, SSDI beneficiaries who want to return to work, can receive job coaching and get connected with employers. Combined with disease-modifying drugs, new technologies and better symptom management, Ticket to Work can help individuals with MS return to the workforce even if they have not been able to work for more than a year.

Information on Ticket to Work and local Employment Network, Allsup Employment Services, Inc. will also be available at the Walk MS events.

For more information on the St. Louis area Walk MS events, click here.

For more information on SSDI eligibility, call the Allsup Disability Evaluation Center at (888) 841-2126 or visit Expert.Allsup.com.

ABOUT ALLSUP

Allsup is a nationwide provider of Social Security disability, veterans disability appeal, exchange plan and Medicare services for individuals, employers and insurance carriers. Allsup professionals deliver specialized services supporting people with disabilities and seniors so they may lead lives that are as financially secure and as healthy as possible. Founded in 1984, the company is based in Belleville, Illinois, near St. Louis. For more information, go to www.Allsup.com.

Contact:

Tai Venuti
(618) 236-8573  

Rebecca Ray
(618) 236-5065