Title II – SSDI
This page provides resources and videos to be used to learn more about the Social Security cash benefit Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Childhood Disability Benefit (SSCDB), and more.
SSDI/CDB (Title II) Video Series
In this video series we review key information related to Title II benefits, which is sometimes referred to as ‘regular Social Security’. The most common Title II benefits BenefitU supports people with includes Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and the Childhood Disability Benefit (CDB), formerly known as Disabled Adult Child (DAC).
Topics Covered in this series includes: Eligibility, Phases of a Title II Benefit, Benefit Amounts, Reporting Requirements, Work Incentives, Earning Thresholds and more.
To see the full list of video segments click the downward facing arrow on the video player or click the link below:
Job Loss & SSDI
Although there are many questions about how Title II benefits are impacted when someone gets a raise or a new job, it’s also helpful to understand how Title II benefits may be impacted, as well as reporting requirements if someone leaves or loses a job. The video above provides information that will bring you up to speed on what to do in these situations.
Title II Resources
(SSDI / CDB / DAC)
Work Incentives to Maximize Benefits and Employment
Subsidies and Special Conditions
Impairment Related Work Expenses
Student Earned Income Exclusion
Navigating Social Security: Getting Started
If you’re new to Social Security benefits this may be a good place to start. This video provides an overview of the benefit determination, where to apply for SSA benefits, and what to include when applying for Social Security benefits.
Please note: During the Covid-19 Pandemic, some program requirements may be waived or adjusted. These changes will take the place of any related requirements surrounding benefits and eligibility contained in the information elsewhere on this site. Please see information within the Covid-19 icon for specific information.