Muscular dystrophy causes damage to your muscles, leading to a loss of control and strength. It can leave you unable to work and earn an income. If this is happening to you or someone in your family, Social Security Disability benefits offer a chance at greater stability and peace. Benefits come with monthly checks to cover basic expenses and eligibility for Medicare or Medicaid health coverage. But winning benefits is complicated. In this chart from the law firm Rosenfeld & Morgan, serving South Bend and people across Indiana and Michigan, see what you need to qualify with muscular dystrophy.