You have the burden of proving that you’re disabled under the Social Security Act, no matter the types of Social Security disability benefits you are seeking. This is true at steps one through four of the disability evaluation under Social Security.
How do you prove that you’re disabled? Usually you prove disability through medical records and reports. But that’s not the only type of evidence you can use to win your SSD or SSI claim. This article discusses what evidence the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses to evaluate your case – and what you can do to increase your chances of getting approved for disability in Virginia.