National Psoriasis Foundation

 

Applying for Disability

Applying for and being approved for disability benefits (SSDI) from the Social Security Administration (SSA) can be a time-consuming and challenging process. The National Psoriasis Foundation offers the following resources to help you prepare your case.

Learn more about disability benefits and eligibility requirements

Beginning your application

Social Security Administration Disability Starter Kit

Materials to submit with your application

It's important to involve your doctor by requesting a letter that supports your disability claim. Your doctor can present your specific medical history and explain how psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis has affected your ability to work.

Legal Assistance

If legal assistance is needed, resources to help find a lawyer or disability representative in your area include:


Request an information packet

To request an information packet on applying for disability by mail from the National Psoriasis Foundation, email education@psoriasis.org. The packet includes the materials listed above.

Note: We are only able to send to addresses within the United States.

National Psoriasis Foundation Our Mission: To drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected.