Resources

Use these links to find out more about the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the disability determination process used to establish medical eligibility for SSI/SSDI:

Social Security Administration (SSA): http://www.ssa.gov

SSA Benefits for People With Disabilities: http://www.ssa.gov/disability/
– Supplemental Security Income (SSI): http://www.ssa.gov/ssi/
– Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI): http://www.ssa.gov/dibplan/index.htm

Disability Determination Process: http://www.ssa.gov/disability/determination.htm
SSA’s Sequential Evaluation process for determining disability

SSA’s publicly available data: http://www.socialsecurity.gov/open/data/

“The Faces and Facts of Disability”
Through this disability education and awareness initiative, SSA hopes to educate the public about the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and dispel common misconceptions.  To learn more about the campaign, visit our Faces and Facts of Disability website at www.socialsecurity.gov/disabilityfacts