15 Common Qualifying Disabilities for SSDI and SSI

For people who are unable to maintain gainful employment because of a disability, Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security income (SSI) can provide the financial assistance necessary to make ends meet. The process of applying for and receiving these benefits can be extremely long, complex, and frustrating, but fortunately, a skilled Social Security disability lawyer can help make this process much easier.

If you or someone you care about is looking to apply for SSDI or SSI, contact the knowledgeable Indianapolis Social Security disability lawyers of the Hankey Law Office, at (800) 520-3633 to discuss your case with our attorneys in more detail.

Common Qualifying Disabilities

There are a wide variety of both physical and psychological conditions that can qualify a person for SSDI or SSI. If you have a disability, you may be wondering if you qualify for benefits. The following list is not comprehensive, but it does include fifteen conditions that commonly qualify for SSDI and SSI:

  • Severe back injuries
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiac injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Head and brain injuries
  • Hip injuries
  • Arm injuries
  • Leg injuries
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Paralysis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Arthritis

If you have a disability that is not on this list, you should contact an attorney to determine if your disability will qualify for SSDI or SSI.

Contact Us

For the legal assistance you need as you pursue Social Security benefits, contact the Indianapolis Social Security disability attorneys of the Hankey Law Office, by calling (800) 520-3633.