NCSET Parent Brief: Supplemental Security Income: So You Have Decided to Apply (Part 2 of 3)
Part 2 in a 3-part series on supplemental security income, providing a detailed description of the process for applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), tailored for parents of youth with disabilities.
The brief outlines four elements, including:
- the process of making an appointment with a Social Security Administration representative,
- the specific steps in applying for benefits,
- criteria that the Social Security Administration uses to determine an applicant's eligibility, and
- information about the evaluation conducted if the Social Security Administration cannot initially make a decision about your child's eligibility.
Produced by PACER Center in collaboration with the Institute's National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET).
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- April 2003
- National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)
- PACER Center
- Education practices (K12 and transition)
- Transition planning
- Community life
- Parenting and family relationships
- Specific life stage
- Adolescents and young adults