The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. A child can receive SSI if he or she has a physical or mental condition, or combination of conditions before the age of 22, that meets Social Security’s definition of disability for children, and if his or her income and resources fall within the eligibility limits. An adult who becomes a person with a disability is eligible if he or she can not work because of a disability.
DIG will assist in filling out the application, and obtaining the paperwork needed to make a claim to Social Security. Disability Determination Services who will make an initial determination as to whether you are considered disabled under the Social Security Administration requirements. If an application for Social Security Disability has been denied, or you believe you were not compensated properly, DIG can request reconsideration, request a hearing in front of than administrative law judge, or file a lawsuit in federal court.