Disability Assessment

MS is the third most common neurological cause of disability, behind only stroke and epilepsy. The consequences of unemployment related to disability are numerous and may include loss of income and medical insurance and depression. Federal disability benefits can help restore critical income and health benefits. The Rocky Mountain MS Center  is happy to connect you with Tom Stewart, an attorney and Physician Assistant who’s worked with MS patients seeking relief through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for decades. Stewart’s office can help anyone who would like to learn more about Social Security Disability Insurance  or who are applying for benefits.


Tom Stewart, JD, MS, PA-C, Director of RMMSC Legal Clinic

Mr. Stewart studied as an undergraduate at the University of Notre Dame and studied law at Boston College Law School.  After clerking for the New Jersey Supreme Court, he attended physician assistant school at the University of Colorado where he received a Master’s Degree.  Mr. Stewart has been involved in the medical and legal care of MS patients for more than two decades.

For a free initial consultation appointment, please contact Stewart’s office directly at 720-301-9708.

To get an overview of the application process for disability benefits, click HERE.

Social Security Disability - Strategies

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Understanding Social Security Disability Insurance

Disability is a scary topic. It is nevertheless an important one. It is important not only for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), but for everyone because unforeseeable accidents and other diseases may occur. The consequences of unemployment related to disability are numerous, and may include loss of income, lack of health care benefits, loss of professional identity, social isolation, and increased focus on pain and impairments.

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