ERIC Number: ED354702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Benefits for Children with Disabilities. The Arc Q & A Series.
Arc, Arlington, TX.
Basic information about Social Security and Supplementary Security Income benefits for children with disabilities is presented in a question-and-answer format. The following questions are addressed: "How can a child get benefits from Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?"; "How is eligibility determined?"; "What is the definition of disabled for SSI?"; "What about children with severe disabilities?"; "What about children with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection?"; "How can people apply for Social Security of SSI benefits...and how can the process be expedited?"; "What if my application for benefits is denied?"; and "What about Medicaid and Medicare?" Also briefly described are two other health care services: the Children with Special Health Care Needs program and the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment program. (DB)
Descriptors: Definitions, Disabilities, Due Process, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Income, State Aid
The Arc, 500 E. Border St., Suite 300, Arlington, TX 76010.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Minnesota Governor's Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, St. Paul.
Authoring Institution: Arc, Arlington, TX.