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ERIC Number: ED354702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Nov
Pages: 3
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: 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)
The Arc, 500 E. Border St., Suite 300, Arlington, TX 76010.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Minnesota Governor's Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, St. Paul.
Authoring Institution: Arc, Arlington, TX.