Who does Social Security want medical evidence from in determining whether you are disabled?

The following are acceptable medical sources

•Licensed physicians (medical or osteopathic doctors).

•Licensed or certified psychologists.

•School psychologists, or other licensed or certified individuals with other titles who perform the same function as a school psychologist in a school setting for impairments of intellectual disability.

•Licensed optometrists for impairments of visual disorders.

•Licensed podiatrists for impairments of the foot, or foot and ankle only.

•Qualified speech-language pathologists (SLPs) for speech or language impairments. only.

• licensed physician assistants (PA) for impairments within the licensed scope of practice only.

•licensed audiologists for impairments of hearing loss, auditory processing disorders, and balance disorders.

•licensed Advanced Registered Nurses (APRN), also known in some States as Advanced Practice Nurse (APN).

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