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Thanks for reaching out with your question. Do you receive state of federal disability benefits?
I completely understand. Some of the scenarios you described make perfect sense. You should try to seek the opportunity to make money that exceeds what ssdi pays anyway. You can set up a company with another investor and he simply pay you royalties into a trust. I would recommend talking to an attorney who specializes in estate planning and/or intellectual property law locally would be a good step.
The SS website indicates that royalties from work you created do not count in the income earnings test. https://www.ssa.gov/OP_Home/handbook/handbook.18/handbook-1812.html
Your intellectual property could be considered a capital asset .
But basically if that income ran dry you would have to reapply and be designated by your medical provider to be unable to work again which may not be very easy a 2nd time.
I may not be the best person to assist here with this important decision. Let me opt out so a more knowledgable expert can assist.