A severe physical or mental condition may qualify you for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
No matter how old you are, if you have a disability that prevents you from working, you may be able to claim benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). There are two benefit programs you can apply for:
- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI): available only to disabled people who've already worked for a certain number of years. supplemental Security.
- Income (SSI): available to disabled or elderly people whose incomes and assets are very low.
Benefits include cash and medical care, and depend on which program you qualify for.Read More at NOLO.com »