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 are attempting to secure disability benefits from the Social Security Administration or from a private Long-Term Disability insurer you may be wondering how much you can receive and how that total is determined.