Information on Social Security Programs for People with Disabilities

NOTE: It is important for anyone applying for an ARDRAW stipend to understand SSA’s benefits programs.
Social Security Administration (SSA)
SSA Benefits for People with Disabilities
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
Disability Determination Process
“The Faces and Facts of Disability” . Through this disability education & awareness initiative, SSA hopes to educate the public about the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program & dispel common misconceptions
Lessons from SSA Demonstrations for Disability Policy and Future Research

History of Social Security
Social Security Administration Official History page
“The Development of Social Security in America”
“Social Security and the “D” in OASDI: The History of a Federal Program Insuring Earners Against Disability”

Information on Employment and Disability:
Working While Disabled
2016 Red Book – A Guide to Employment Supports
US Department of Labor

Incentives to Return to Work:
Incentives to Help You Return to Work
Plan to Achieve Self-Support
Trial Work Period (TWP)
Extended Period of Eligibility
Impairment-Related Work Expenses (IRWEs)
Expedited Reinstatement of Benefits (EXR)
Ticket to Work

SSA’s publicly available data:
SSA’s Open Data
National Beneficiary Survey
Frequently Requested SSA Statistics

Writing and Research Resources for Students

Elsevier Researcher Academy
Grant Space: Proposal Writing
10 Tips for Successful Grant Writing
10 Common Grant Writing Mistakes
Writing Tips for Ph.D. Students

Resources for APA Style:
Online Writing Lab at Purdue
Hamilton College’s Writing Resources