It is possible to request disability for a closed period of time if your disability lasted for a full year. A closed period means that there is both a start date and a set end date to benefit [...]
For SSDI, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will pay benefits to the later of two dates: one year before your filing date or five months after your onset date. For SSI, SSA will pay [...]
No, as long as your disability is expected to last for at least 12 months, you can file your claim for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits right away.
What is the difference between Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)?
In general, there is no past work requirement in order to obtain SSI benefits. Also, a person receiving SSI benefits may be entitled to Medicaid whereas a person receiving SSDI benefits may be [...]
Under the Social Security Act, “disability” means “inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment [...]