Simplifying Social Security: A Basic introduction to the Social Security Administration and Programs it Offers

Social Security benefits help millions of blind and disabled people make ends meet, but they are also a frequent source of anxiety and stress. We have designed this course to help you better understand how Social Security works. In this course you will learn:

Why Social Security exists
Why you have a Social Security number and how Social Security uses it
Which types of benefits Social Security offers
How to understand which benefits you are eligible for
How to receive communications from Social Security in accessible formats
Who can help if you have questions or run into trouble


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