Social Security disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are important for many disabled individuals but the process can be complex. Helping to understand the process, however, can make it less intimidating which can be important for many disabled individuals and families approaching the SSD and SSI application process. SSD claims, and how they work, are important to understand.
Understanding the different parts of the SSD and SSI application and appeals process can be helpful for many applicants and their families. Step-by-step guidance can also be useful and the process can sometimes seem complicated, confusing and challenging. Being familiar with the process, however, can help. Applicants must first fill out an initial application and it is helpful to provide complete, thorough and solid medical evidence supporting the claim for benefits that has been carefully prepared.