Filing for Disability can be a long and frustrating process, if approved however you will be entitled to retroactive payments from the date you became disabled.
If you want to return to work or go to school while receiving disability benefits the SSA has programs to help.
Some politicians characterize those who receive Social Security Disability Insurance as “gaming the system”. This perception is false. SSDI fraud is very rare.
Can I work while on Disability? – Substantial Gainful Activity – Help from a Texas Social Security lawyer
If you cannot earn $1,260/mo because of an injury or illness, you are likely eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. Unearned income does not count.
If you applied for SS Disability but then receive a denial letter it’s important that you don’t give up. Most are denied initially. Appeal within 60 Days