How Illiteracy Affects Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability benefits can keep you financially afloat when health problems prevent you from working. What happens when someone has serious health problems—and they can’t read? Illiteracy is a factor Social Security considers in deciding whether there’s any kind of work a person can do despite their medical conditions. See how it works in this chart from the law firm Pilzer Klein, based in Greeneville and helping people across the Carolinas.