Anyone can be at risk for suicide but for the disabled life can be particularly challenging. Suicide prevention begins with recognizing the warning signs and taking them seriously.
The SSA recognizes Neurocognitive Disorders in its Blue Book. To qualify for disability a person must meet the requirements of the listing or prove they are unable to work.
The SSA recognizes autism spectrum disorder as an impairment in its Blue Book. An applicant who meets the requirements may qualify for disability benefits.
An invisible disability is a mental, physical, or neurological condition that limits a person’s mobility, senses, or activities and is not obvious to other people.
Many people who apply for disability benefits suffer from more than one illness or injury which combined leaves them unable to work.