(2018) | Useful for Parent Centers in understanding SSI benefits for children with disabilities and for sharing with families whose children are under the age of 18.

A child with a disability who is younger than 18 years of age may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Have a look at SSA’s Child Disability Starter Kit, which includes a factsheet on the application process, a child disability interview preparation checklist and a Medical and School Worksheet.

SSI Child Disability Starter Kit (for children under age 18)

Spanish: Conjunto de materiales para iniciar la solicitud de SSI por incapacidad de un niño (para niños menores de 18 años) http://www.socialsecurity.gov/disability/SP_dib_starter_kits_child.htm

Updated, January 2019