Social Security pays disability benefits to you and certain members of your family if you have worked long enough and have a medical condition that has prevented you from working or is expected to prevent you from working for at least 12 months or end in death.  More...

Learn about how to apply online for disability benefits.

To apply for a child, please go to Applying for Disability Benefits for Children.

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If you already receive disability benefits