SSI Child Disability Starter Kit (for children under age 18)
Factsheet:The fact sheet answers frequently asked questions about applying for SSI child disability benefits. It includes the definition of disability for children under age 18, information about the SSI program, and other important information about state and local medical assistance. It provides a link to the online Child Disability Report.
“What You Should Know Before You Apply for SSI Disability Benefits for Your Child”
Worksheet:The worksheet can help you to prepare for the disability interview or complete the Child Disability Report on the Internet. It lists the information that we will ask you about your child and provides space to write down this information.
“Medical and School Worksheet – Child.”
If you use the Child Disability Report on the Internet, you will type your Worksheet information directly into the report.
You can review and print the complete Child Disability Report at: www.socialsecurity.gov/disability/ssa-3820.pdf (pdf file)