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CAN I WORK AND STILL RECEIVE SSDI?

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CAN I WORK AND STILL RECEIVE SSDI?
I RECEIVE SSDI DUE TO A PERMANTLY DISSABLED RIGHT ARM AND HAND (THAT IS WHY I TYPE IN ALL CAPS, I.E., ITS EASIER); I HAVE SEVERE BACK PAIN AND I HAVE DIFFICULTY WALKING AS A RESULT OF A BROKEN NECK (FRACTURE OF C5 & C6). I STILL WANT TO WORK THOUGH... DOING WHAT, I DON'T KNOW. CAN I WORK AND RECEIVE SSDI AND IS THERE AN INCOME LIMIT? GRANT FROM GEORGIA.
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Disability Benefits While Working

Hello Grant,

It is possible to work with disability benefits however it is very important to pay close attention to the income limits so that your disability benefits are not discontinued. The following page discusses working while receiving disability benefits.

Chris

Julie
WORKING WHILE ON SSDI
I LIVE IN WASH STATE SSDI SAYS I CAN WORK BUT ONLY CAN MAKE 1,2OO A MONTH (NO MORE) OR YOU GET IN REAL TROUBLE,CHECK WITH YOUR STATE (AND THAT IS BE4 TAXES AND WATCH OUT FOR HOLIDAY PAY THAT COUNTS TO !!
Anonymous
pretty much can do everything and still recieving disability
There's this guy that lives in the apt complex and receiving disability with his son. Hes says that he has a back problem and can't walk but pretty much he can walk long distance and just the other day he was working on the air condition on roof on two story building. can this person receive benefits when he can pretty much do everything? I'm sure he can push a broom again like he use too.
Anonymous
Are you mad? Mind your
Are you mad? Mind your business. You don't know what issues life has for him.
Anonymous
Keep in mind that it is
Keep in mind that it is possible he is on SSDI for mental health issues as well as back problems. Just because a person doesn't "look" disabled, does not mean they aren't disabled. I have Lupus and Bi-Polar Disorder. There are periods that I can function normally. Then there are periods that I can barely function at all.
Anonymous
The jerk above
1st it's none of your business, 2ndly he might be walking in great pain,3rd His Medicine maybe so strong he can do some things but still in great pain,4th do you really think he is earning above the poverty level? 5th I could go on and on but wont waste my time on inconsiderate people,and maybe you ought to " love thy neighbor as you would love your self" or " do unto others as you would have done to you". Lastly dont you have anything else to do but stick your nose where it doesn't belong ?
Anonymous
disability
You are a idiot. You cant see the pain he may be in. Just because he was working on his ac dosent mean he can work. I have a frend on dis and sure he gets out and walks,some yard work but for every good day he has he cant hardly move fore a few days. so you shouldnt be so quike to Juge.
Anonymous
Ticket to Work
There is a program for those on disability called Ticket to Work. If you qualify, it will pay for retraining, even a college degree, with the intention of getting you back into the work force. You can keep your disability income, and your Medicare, for a certain amount of time, and stay on the roll for even more time, to make sure your new career/job is secure. I used it, and am very happy to have done so. I have not found work yet, but will eventually. I stay in touch with my voc rehab rep and will tell him as soon as I am working. Check this program out with your state vocational rehabilitation people, at the Department of Human Services. In my opinion, it is a very, very good thing.
Anonymous
The amount of your benifits
What determines the amount of money you get on a monthly basis. Are you suppose to get a cost of living increase every year.
Anonymous
Collecting SSI and SSDI
Can a person claim and get both Social Security Insurance and Social Security Disability Insurance?
Anonymous
PRETTY MUCH DO ANYTHING ,STILL RECEIVING BENEFITS
First - It;s none of your business , 2nd how do you how frequent he is in pain ,or the pain level,3rd maybe he is on such strong medicine that it allows him to walk yet still in great pain. You are a jerk !
Anonymous
Unable to rcv. SSDI - and should can anyone help?
My wife was recently (2 years ago) diagnosed with Lupus and Fibromyalgia. She has been sick for about 25 years but the doctors could not diagnose her and called it "Idiopathic" she is bed ridden most every day and gets out if she is lucky a couple days a week. Since she was unable to work but the doctors could not diagnose she was unable to file for SSDI etc. Now that they figured out what she has she is told it is too late to file because she has not worked in 25 years. Was told that if she filed when she was first sick she would have been eligible however they did not know whatwas wrong with her. Have seen an attourney and he said she cannot file because it is too late. How is this fair, she was working as a Physicians assistant and home healthcare provider until she became ill. But because the medical community (many of them) could not dianose Lupus 25 years ago it is her fault and she has to suffer. I am a disabled Veteran and until a year or so ago I was able to support us but now my disabilty is getting worse and I too cannot work. I am thinking on applying but that does not help my wifes medical needs. Her medical bills and medications are far too much for me anymore. Can anyone tell me if there is a way to get her qualified for SSDI?
jd
SSI
She should be able to get SSI,and help from DSHS.
YjRich
Can I work and still collect my disability?
My husband's income is not great and neither is my disability. Can I work part-time and still collect my benefits? If so, how much can I earn? I found a site that told me $1040 per month, but I don't believe that.
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Substantial Gainful Activity
There are specific regulations about working. The Substantial Gainful Activity amount is $1,040 a month. This means that if a person earns more than this amount, the Social Security Administration will no longer consider that person to be disabled. Before doing any type of work, I would call your local Social Security representative to make sure you will not compromise your benefits.
Steve Ruberg
Limit on number of jobs while receiving SSDI?
I know there is an income limit for those receiving SSDI. Is there a limit on the number of jobs one can work?

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