Social Security has become one of the most notable and important social
programs in the United States. In many respects, Social Security is what
defines America as a nation of united people, and a nation in which support
is offered to those who are both deserving and in need. Although the
Social Security disability process can appear foreign and overwhelming for many, it can be made easier
by working with a Las Vegas Social Security disability lawyer from Disability
At Disability Action Advocates, we do everything possible to guide clients
through their unique legal journeys and to secure the resolutions and
benefits they need. As part of this mission, we make it a point to educate
our clients about their rights and the Social Security system. While we
are prepared to immediately help those who reach out to our firm for help
and provide information that specifically relates to their case, we also
understand the importance of providing some general information about
Who runs Social Security?
The Social Security Administration (SSA) is responsible for operating Social
Security and programs such as disability, survivors insurance, and supplemental
security income. These benefits are paid using public funds from taxes
paid by people just like you.
When did Social Security begin?
Social Security began when the Social Security Act was signed into law
by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935.
When did Social Security start paying disability benefits?
Social Security disability benefits first began in 1956. The SSD program
is one of the most essential forms of assistance provided to Americans
with disabilities that prevent them from working and earning wages.
When did Social Security Income benefits begin?
Social Security Income benefits – or SSI – began in 1974. SSI
is available to individuals who are age 65 or older, disabled, or blind
and have limited income and resources.
Discuss Your Case with an Experienced Disability Attorney
If you have questions about Social Security or your disability claim or
appeal, you can find answers by speaking with one of our firm's lawyers.
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