Social Security Disability – Resource Links

Social Security Online

The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) is dedicated to protecting individuals’ economic security through programs including Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Disability Benefits

Look here for useful information from the Social Security Administration (SSA) about Social Security Disability benefits and how to apply for them.

Medline Plus: Disabilities

The U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health provide health information and numerous other resources for people with disabilities.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Disability

The CDC and the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (OMHD) provide this informative Web page with disability demographics and resources for people with disabilities.

What You Should Know before You Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits

The Social Security Administration answers frequently asked questions about Social Security Disability benefits.

Social Security Library

The Legal Information Institute (LII) offers extensive information on Social Security, including the text of the Social Security Act.

U.S. Department of Labor (

The U.S. government provides a central location for resources for the disabled and their loved ones.

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD)

The Consortium is a coalition of about 100 U.S. disability organizations striving to protect the rights and empowerment of people with disabilities.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Home Page

The ADA protects most workers from discrimination based on their disabilities.

Your Right to Representation

Social Security Online explains how to work with an attorney or other representative during the Social Security Disability benefits application process.