Overview of Disability
Disability Back Pay
Disability Advice Tips
How long do cases take?
How to win Disability
SSD Mistakes to avoid
Disability for Mental
What if you get denied?
How to file Appeals
Disability through SSA
SSI Disability Benefits
Disability for Children
How do I qualify for it?
Working and Disability
Disability Award Notice
Disability Lawyer Q&A
Disability Conditions List
What is a disability?
Your Medical Evidence
Filing for your Disability
SSD SSI Definitions
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SSDRC Disability Blog
Your Social Security Disability amount is based on your work history and earnings
My Brother is currently receiving disability and also works part-time. He is 60 years old. He would like to quit working. Will he be able to collect more money on disability?
Unfortunately, I have to say that the simple answer to this is no. The amount he receives in Social Security disability was set by his earnings prior to becoming disabled. If he is receiving SSI, which is a need-based disability benefit, his benefit may increase.
Return to: Social Security Disability Resource Center, or read answers to Questions
Invisible Disabilities and disability claim decisions
What Happens To Social Security Disability Benefits After Divorce?
When you apply for social security disability should you send your xrays?
Social Security Disability will sometimes order X-rays but never an MRI
What disability claimants get angry about - Part II
If You Get Approved For SSDI Will You Also Get Medicare?
How to get disability with arthritis, osteoarthritis
How to file for disability in Oklahoma
Information on the following topics can be found here: Social Security Disability Questions and in these subsections:
Frequently asked questions about getting Denied for Disability Benefits | FAQ on Disability Claim Representation | Info about Social Security Disability Approvals and Being Approved | FAQ on Social Security Disability SSI decisions | The SSD SSI Decision Process and what gets taken into consideration | Disability hearings before Judges | Medical exams for disability claims | Applying for Disability in various states | Selecting and hiring Disability Lawyers | Applying for Disability in North Carolina | Recent articles and answers to questions about SSD and SSI
These pages provide answers to basic questions about pursuing disability benefits
What is qualifying for disability based on?
What do you Need to Prove to Qualify for Disability Benefits?
Social Security Disability Status - when should I call to check
How do you prove your disability case if you have a mental condition?
What are the SSI disability qualifications for Adults and Children?
How Likely are You to Win Your Disability Case?
What Can I Do to Improve My Chances of Winning Disability Benefits?
Working while getting Disability - Is it Possible?
What is Social Security Back Pay?
What is the maximum back pay you can get for Social Security disability?