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Getting access to the benefits and supports that you need requires understanding where to go for help, what requirements you need to meet and persistence. The resources here will help you understand the government agencies and programs that can help you.

Benefits: The Social Security Administration is responsible for two major programs that provide financial and other benefits based on disability: Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance.
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Supports: The government provides and funds a wide array of supports and services available to people with disabilities that are designed to provide them with what they need to achieve independence and employment in their communities. The specific types of supports and services and the corresponding application and eligibility processes vary from government agency to government agency.
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