Q. Do I Have Any Chance of Winning a Social Security Disability Case if I Am a Young Person?

A. Yes. While age is an extremely important consideration in deciding disability cases, the Social Security Administration will also look at education, job experience, and vocational possibilities in a national job market. Naturally, the younger claimants are considered employable for more types of jobs requiring retraining, classes, relocation, and other adjustments than older claimants may be. Don’t give up if you feel your mental and/or physical disability keeps you from working at “substantial gainful activity” for a period of twelve (12) months or more.