Before or after applying for disability, many people have questions about the best way to apply for disability benefits and how long the process takes.
What's the Best Way to Apply for Social Security Disability or SSI?
Are you thinking of applying for Social Security disability benefits, but aren’t sure how to file the application?
When Should You Apply for Social Security Disability or SSI?
If your medical conditions prevent you from working, you may be considering applying for disability benefits, but deciding when to apply can make a big difference for your claim.
How Long Do You Have to Be Disabled Before You Can Get Disability Benefits?
You don't have to be disabled for any length of time before you apply for disability benefits, but there is a five-month waiting period to receive SSDI payments.
How to Notify Social Security of an Address Change
In general, moving should not affect your Social Security disability claim. There are some exceptions, though.
If I Need to Use a Wheelchair, Do I Automatically Get Disability?
You won't get Social Security or SSI disability benefits automatically just because you use a wheelchair, although needing a wheelchair may help you win your disability claim.
Does Social Security Disability Deny Everyone the First Time They Apply?
No, but Social Security denies about 65% of disability claimants after the initial application.
What Is the Job of a Social Security Disability Examiner?
The Social Security disability examiner makes medical determinations for Social Security disability (SSDI or SSD) disability claims.
Does Not Having a Driver's License Matter When I'm Applying for Disability?
Unless you lost your driver's license because of medical reasons, not having a license won't affect your claim.
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