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:
Full Title II Benefits (SSDI) Video Series
SSDI/CDB (Title II) Video Series with ASL
Serie de videos SSDI/CDB (Título II) (en español)
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)
Understanding Title II Phases / Text / Spanish
Information about SSI and SSDI/CDB Overpayments
Work Incentives to Maximize Benefits and Employment
Subsidies and Special Conditions
Subsidy Overview Handout / Text Only / Spanish
Special Condition Overview Handout / Text Only
Special Conditions – Sample Letter
Impairment Related Work Expenses (IRWE)
Impairment Related Work Expense Overview / Text Only
What qualifies as an Impairment Related Work Expense (IRWE)?
Student Earned Income Exclusion (SEIE)
Student Earned Income Exclusion – Overview and Sample Letter
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.