Archive | January, 2012

When is a Child Disabled?

Q: What is the “definition of disability” for children filing for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? A child is disabled if he or she: — Has a physical or mental condition (or a combination of conditions) that results in “marked and severe functional limitations.” This means that the condition very seriously limits the child’s activities; and […]

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What are Continuing Disability Reviews?

Social Security says: Q: Is there a time limit on Social Security disability benefits? A: Your disability benefits will continue as long as your medical condition has not improved and you cannot work. Social Security will periodically review your case to determine whether you continue to be eligible. If you are still receiving disability benefits […]

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