What Medical Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI?
Learn more about which illnesses and diseases are likely to qualify for disability benefits. A medical condition or impairment doesn't need to be listed in Social Security's Blue Book to qualify for disability benefits.
Social Security Blue Book: A Listing of Impairments
Most individuals who apply for Social Security disability don't know what disability criteria the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses to determine whether claimants are disabled. In part, disability examiners use a list of impairments known as the "Blue Book" to determine if an individual will
Getting Social Security Benefits by Equaling a Disability Listing
When you have a medical condition that doesn't quite meet the criteria in one of Social Security's disability listings, Social Security might agree that your condition is medically equivalent to a disability listing.
Functional Equivalence for Children's Disability Applications
If your child has very significant difficulties in important areas of functioning, they could qualify for SSI disability benefits.
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