Do I qualify for the little person disability at 4'11"

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:38

I am 4' 11" tall and i am wondering if I qualify for disability?

Ernesto (not verified)
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 09:17 Permalink

My wife is 4' 7" tall and i am wondering if She qualify for disability?

Bryan

In reply to by Ernesto (not verified)

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:03 Permalink

Hi Ernesto,
If your wife is unable to earn a living due to her stature and medical complications from it, she may be eligible for benefits.

Shayne Dotson (not verified)
Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:35 Permalink

I am 4ft 9" and I have anxiety and depression. Would I quality for Disability. I am getting to the point to where I can't remember things do to my stress level.

Eric

In reply to by Shayne Dotson (not verified)

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 08:48 Permalink

Hi Shayne,

You may be able to. You can fill out a form online at the SSA's website or go to your local SSA office to find out.

Maddie (not verified)
Tue, 09/12/2017 - 20:26 Permalink

I don't know if I'm consider a midget because I'm exactly 4'10. Can someone tell me if I'm consider a midget or no?

Deborah Doss (not verified)
Sun, 09/17/2017 - 17:55 Permalink

I'm 4'11. Do I qualify for disibility!

Eric

In reply to by Deborah Doss (not verified)

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:19 Permalink

Hi Deborah,

If you are simply 4'11 and do not have a disability, you will not qualify for benefits.

Tabby (not verified)
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:27 Permalink

I have back problems and I have a rare disease called bloom syndrome I am 34 years old and 4'2 and weight 70lbs do I have a case

Nicole (not verified)
Fri, 09/22/2017 - 01:50 Permalink

I am 4'5" was born with Kenny Caffey Syndrome. Been denied disability twice I am currently awaiting my appeals in front of a judge

Peggy (not verified)
Mon, 09/25/2017 - 16:31 Permalink

I am 4'9 and have heath issues would I qualify as a little person I am unable to work Dr's will not release me ?

Miracle (not verified)
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:34 Permalink

I am 4'9 and I am looked over by jobs because of my height

catherine ottinger (not verified)
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:19 Permalink

I am 4 foot 9.5 tall does thst quailify in az for didability?

Eric

In reply to by catherine ottinger (not verified)

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:15 Permalink

Hi Catherine,

Your height alone, won't automatically qualify you for Social Security benefits.

Courtney Martin (not verified)
Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:04 Permalink

I am 4"9. I have scoliosis, steel rods in my feet, Depression and anxiet. Do I qualify for little person disability?

Eric

In reply to by Courtney Martin (not verified)

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:10 Permalink

Hi Courtney,

I am sorry to hear that. You can't get Social Security for your height alone, but the other conditions like scoliosis or depression could qualify you for Social Security.

Angel g (not verified)
Wed, 10/25/2017 - 19:58 Permalink

Im 4'9" and my disability is scolliosis i wonder if i quallify

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