Social Security Issues for People with Disability

People with disabilities receive benefits from all four programs that are commonly called “Social Security” which include Retirement insurance, Survivors Insurance, Disability Insurance and Income Insurance. Use this link to connect with information about each of these programs such as who qualifies and what restrictions may apply. Learn about issues affecting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as backlogs in eligibility hearings, inadequate funding and resource limits, and the long-term solvency of the Social Security system.

We invite you to find out more about what is now being debated in public policy circles about the current state and future of this much-needed support.