How many different types of Social Security disability benefits are there?
There are many different types of Social Security benefits. You have Social Security retirement benefits, you have spousal benefits, but essentially what we deal with is SSDI and SSI.
SSDI is meant if for people who have been working all their lives and are no longer able to engage in their prior occupations and there are no jobs that they can do in the national economy based on their psychological and physical issues.
There are also children’s benefits, SSI children. And there’s also adult children’s benefits as well. The adult children’s benefits and for the benefits for children that I’m talking about are disability benefits. They’re available and then there are also survivors benefits that are available for disabled spouses.