A. We do not recommend that you do any work when applying for disability or while your case is pending. You must prove to Social Security that you are unable to do any work at all.
A. Social Security will equate your school attendance with an ability to work. We do not recommend attending school.
A. Yes. You may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income disability.
A. Your claim can be dismissed and you may be able to file again if you find that you cannot work. You may be eligible for a closed period of disability or a trial work period.
A. No. Although your doctor’s medical records must prove that you are, or have been, unable to work for at least a year.
A. “Permanent disability” is a Workers’ Compensation term. You can apply for Social Security Disability at any time when your impairments or disabilities prevent, or are expected to prevent, you from working for at least one year or longer. You do not have to wait for a permanent disability rating.