Category Archives: Disability and Special Needs Law

SSI for Children with Disabilities

The Social Security Administration (hereinafter SSA) considers income and disability as two separate eligibility factors for childhood Supplemental Security Income (hereinafter SSI) benefits. SSI is a means-tested program that provides cash assistance and Medicaid coverage to certain aged, blind and disabled persons. All recipients, regardless of age, must meet financial tests. Assets, such as bank accounts,...
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