The Social Security Administration provides a detailed "Disability Planner" on their website, including the definition of "disability" and other qualifications that you must meet in order to receive SSI Disabilit... More » Government & Politics Law

Applying for SSI disability benefits can be done online at the official Social Security website, or by calling the official Social Security number at 1-800-772-1213. Applications are taken over the telephone or at a Soci... More » Government & Politics Social Services

The federal government calculates Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, for disabled people according to the applicant's income, assets and living arrangements and a maximum benefit amount that changes yearly based on th... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking
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To fill out a SSI Disability application form, visit the Social Security Administration website and navigate to the appropriate page for application information. Review the Adult Disability Checklist, click Apply for Dis... More » Government & Politics Social Services

To apply for SSI, call the Social Security Administration and schedule an appointment, gather and submit required documentation about your disability, and file your application. Appointments can be conducted over the pho... More » Government & Politics Social Services

An individual who is applying for or receiving disability benefits is permitted to work, however, they must not earn more than the substantial gainful activity threshold, according to the Social Security Disability and S... More » Government & Politics Law