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Government Resources: Society: Disabilities, People With

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Social Security Disability

Social Security pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. Federal law requires this very strict definition of disability. While some programs give money to people with partial disability or short-term disability, Social Security does not. Source: Social Security Disability  Benefits.

Percentage of People with a Disability (U.S. Census Bureau)

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