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Shani
I'm 4 foot 10 do I

I'm 4 foot 10 do I qualify? If so how do I go about getting disability?

Hi Shani,

Hi Shani,
If you are unable to work due to your height, you may be eligible for benefits. However, if your stature does not affect your ability to work, you may not be eligible for benefits.

Barbara Holling...
I am still trying to work as

I am still trying to work as I retire, but took early SS due to inability to find suitable employment because I have lost over 2 inches in height. I was just told today that I could be eligible for a little persons disability. Is this true?

Hi Barbara,

Hi Barbara,
If your stature has impaired your ability to work, you may be eligible for benefits based on that fact. It is not determined solely by your height.

Marie
I was diagnosed with

I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2007. I just recently had to go out of work from my FULLTIME job of 16 years due to not being able to perform my duties anymore because of MS. Will it be hard to get approved for ssdi?

Hi Marie,

Hi Marie,
Generally your approval may depend on your work record and the severity of your condition. However, many people are denied initially and it may be a good idea to speak with a disability advocate or attorney. If you fill out the form on the left, or go here:
http://www.disability-benefits-help.org/form/free-disability-evaluation
we can have one reach out to you.

Paula
I just posted that I was 411

I just posted that I was 411 and if I was considered a little person I also had Bell's palsy and I do have lower back pains due to being small so am I considered a small person after all of this and I do have hearing loss in my left ear thanks

Hi Paula,

Hi Paula,
I would not be able to say if you are considered a little person as that would be a medical determination that I am not qualified to make. However, if your condition makes you unable to work, you may qualify for benefits.

Ruth
I'm just 4'11"

I'm just 4'11"... 72 yrs old, having leg and hip problems from poor work conditions; meaning chairs aren't made for short people to sit in8-9 hours a day for 50 years which caused my hips and short legs to lose blood flow over such long period of time. I do SS but was wondering if I could also get disabilities.

Hi Ruth,

Hi Ruth,
You may be eligible for SSI benefits if your monthly retirement benefit is less than $733 a month.

Anonymous
Arthritis and carpel tunnal

Arthritis and carpel tunnal qualify for disability along with being under 4ft 11

Hi there,

Hi there,
You may be eligible for benefits if your condition is severe enough to keep you from working. It may be a good idea to speak with a disability advocate or attorney, they would be able to help maximize your chances of being awarded benefits.

Maria Esparza
I am 4'5 do I qualify

I am 4'5 do I qualify for a disability check I have no Heath Insurance.

Hi Maria,

Hi Maria,
you would only qualify if your stature affects your ability to work.

Candice
I have no eyes and no hands,

I have no eyes and no hands, I sleep 7 hrs every time I drink from them water fountains and my fingers ache. Who me qualify?

Hi Candice,

Hi Candice,
I'm sorry to hear about all that! You may qualify for benefits, but many people are denied the first time they apply. It may be a good idea to speak with a disability advocate or attorney, as they can help you through the process of appeals. If you fill out the form here:
http://www.disability-benefits-help.org/form/free-disability-evaluation
We can have one reach out to you.

Robin
WOW...Sounds like you want to

WOW...Sounds like you want to live in a Socialist State and let everyone work for your want's and need's. Why don't you try working like everyone else that makes this country Great. Take a look at the people of Venezuela right now wanting the same thing you do. It was a prosperous country about 6 yrs ago. Now people are turning savage just to get something for food. America is headed in the same direction under the planted terrorist obomber and all you can do is try and figure out a way to get free money that is not even enough to live on month to month. Get the socialist indoctrination out of your brain and become part of a working society if you want to keep an almost Free Country. from these NWO globalist goon's that put this kind of crap into your head..WAKEUP

Hi Robin,

Hi Robin,
Thanks for sharing!
Many people receiving disability benefits are either working while receiving them, or they are receiving them based off of their work record.

Kimberly
I am 4' 10 1/2"

I am 4' 10 1/2" tall. I have scholiosis, my spine is curved both on top and bottom of my back. My back hurts daily, all day long. I deal with the pain because I have no Health Insurance currently. I just turned 45, was told I could end up in wheel chair by 45 years and that the way my curvature is, it could shut down my organs!

Hi Kimberly,

Hi Kimberly,
I'm sorry to hear about that! Depending on your work record, you may be eligible for benefit, however many people are denied the first time they apply. It may be a good idea to speak with a disability advocate or attorney, as they can help you through the process of appeals. If you fill out the form here:
http://www.disability-benefits-help.org/form/free-disability-evaluation
We can have one reach out to you.

Penelope
Hi..i am 4'8 and i have

Hi..i am 4'8 and i have a deformed cause by dawfism which is call madelung i had surgery on both of my forearms and wrist on both arms and i also have rheumatoid arthritis in my hands and do to the surgery i can't bend my wrist..and turn wrist plam up like if some to give something i cant receive it because i cant turn my wrist..so will i be qualify for benefits?

Hi Penelope,

Hi Penelope,
You may be able to qualify! Arthritis is a qualifying condition. It will depend on what work you've done before. If you've only ever done labor that requires intense work with your hands, such as a typist, you will have a better chance of qualifying than if you did a job that doesn't require much fine movement, like a factory job.

Lymar Williams
I am only 4'8" tall

I am only 4'8" tall and wondered if I qualify for a short person disability pension I am am 44 years old?

Hi Lymar,

Hi Lymar,
you may be eligible to if your stature has given you health complications that stop you from working.

Lashaunda
I am 32 years old. And 4&#039

I am 32 years old. And 4'11 do that. Make me a little person

Hi Lashaunda,

Hi Lashaunda,
I could not say if you are a little person as that is a medical determination that I do not have the qualifications to make.

Susie
I'm 4'10 I wounder

I'm 4'10 I wounder if I qualify for disability I have stress desorder and anxiety too..

Hi Susie,

Hi Susie,
Unfortunately, you may not qualify for benefits based off of your height because your stature must affect your ability to work to be qualified.

Ella
I'm 4'8 with low

I'm 4'8 with low iron an has fainting spells would u be quality for disability benefits

Hi Ella,

Hi Ella,
You may be able to qualify based on your conditions, but it may be a good idea to contact a disability advocate or attorney. If you fill out the form on the left we can have one reach out to you.

Kate
Hi I am just wondering me and

Hi I am just wondering me and my boyfriend want to get married. He is on ssi and I work a full time job 40 plus hours a week. Will his ssi benefits be lowered? How does this work?

Hi Kate,

Hi Kate,
The SSA would count your income with his for the purpose of determining his benefit, and so it may go down depending on your income if you get married.

Barb
I'm "4 2 "and

I'm "4 2 "and have depression and anxiety and pstd am I eligible for disability

Hi Barb,

Hi Barb,
Regardless of your height, you may qualify for disability benefits with those conditions.

Big Sexy77
I'm 5 feet do it mean I&

I'm 5 feet do it mean I'm a little person

Hi there,

Hi there,
Unfortunately I do not have the ability to make the determination if you have dwarfism or any other condition that would make you smaller in stature than a typical person.

P Coffey
I am 62 years old. I have

I am 62 years old. I have shrank from 5'2" to 4'11-3/4". I have psoriatic arthritis and severe osteoarthritis with spinal stenosis. If I continue to lose height, would I qualify for disability? I still work but struggle to do so.

Hi there,

Hi there,
While you may not qualify based on height, you may qualify based on your current conditions, and it may be a good idea to apply for benefits.
However, many people are denied initially and it may be a good idea to speak with a disability advocate or attorney. If you fill out the form on the left, or go here:
http://www.disability-benefits-help.org/form/free-disability-evaluation
we can have one reach out to you.

Angelyna
I am 4'9 I have

I am 4'9 I have fibromyalgia severe depression anxiety PTSD I also have flat feet lordosis of the spine I am in constant pain I have a hard time holding a job I have really tried...
Do you think I'd qualify for ssi and ssdi

Hi Angelyna,

Hi Angelyna,
You may be able to qualify, but quite a few people are denied the first time they apply. It may be a good idea to contact a disability attorney or advocate. We can have one reach out to you if you fill out the form to your left, or if you go here:
http://www.disability-benefits-help.org/form/free-disability-evaluation

Anita
I am 4"9 1/2 to 4&quot

I am 4"9 1/2 to 4"10 am I considered as a dwarf?

Hi Anita,

Hi Anita,
I really would not be able to say as I am not a doctor and I do not have the expertise to assess that.

Jessica nealon
Do I get a disability for

Do I get a disability for being 4.11 tall

Hi Jessica,

Hi Jessica,
If your stature causes difficulty is working or day to day activities, then you may be eligible for benefits.

Rhonda
I'm 44 year old I suffer

I'm 44 year old I suffer from depression and anxiety sometimes can't breathe I'm 4'9 do can't I get benefits

Hi Rhonda,

Hi Rhonda,
You may be eligible for benefits, but it may be a good idea to contact a disability advocate or attorney.We can have one reach out to you if you fill out the form on the left or go here:
http://www.disability-benefits-help.org/form/free-disability-evaluation

Brittany
I'm 4'10 and I have

I'm 4'10 and I have lupus and da dr get on to me about my weight even tho I have back problems to do I qualify

Hi Brittany,

Hi Brittany,
You may be able to qualify for benefits, it may be a good idea to speak with a disability advocate or attorney beforehand. We can have one reach out to you if you fill out the form on the left or if you go here:
http://www.disability-benefits-help.org/form/free-disability-evaluation

Crystal Asterino
hi im 16, and im 4'9 , i

hi im 16, and im 4'9 , i have really bad anxiety and depression i stopped going to school because how bad it was getting being around people or even talking to them im now doing online schooling at home so that way im not around people.

Hi Crystal,

Hi Crystal,
I'm sorry to hear that! You may want to have your parents or guardians arrange to speak with a disability advocate or attorney with you if this is an ongoing condition that is resistant to treatment.

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