Published May 29, 2014 | This webcast, produced by the VCU RRTC*, provides a summary of the eligibility requirements for the most common Social Security benefits received by transition-age youth: Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Child’s Benefits, and Childhood Disability Benefits. Instruction is provided about how to begin the application process for each benefit as well as what to expect during the application process.
*The purpose of the Virginia Commonwealth University RRTC is to study those supports that are most effective for assisting individuals with disabilities maintain employment and advance their careers.
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This resource was reviewed by members of the RAISE Advisory Partnership (RAP) and determined to be of “High Quality, High Relevance, High Usefulness” to Parent Centers. RAISE Center is a CPIR partner working with the seven (7) RSA-funded Parent Training & Information Centers to develop and disseminate information and resources that increase their capacity to serve youth and young adults with disabilities and their families. Link to RAISE Center for more Transition-related information.