Regardless of your age, if you have a disability that prevents you from working for a year or more, you may be able recover benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA), a part of the Federal government. There are two main benefit programs you can apply for, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Make sure to always apply for both programs because sometimes if can be confusing to know which you might qualify for.  If you have any questions about whether or not your might be eligible, call or go to your local Social Security Administration office to apply.