In this 35 minute video by Parents Helping Parents, you will learn how to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for your child with a disability. Best practices for a successful outcome are highlighted. Learn what SSA is looking for, and the steps you can take to increase your chances for approval.
This video was created in 2018. Some of the specifics related to $ benefits change yearly. Maximum Federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payment amounts increase with the cost-of-living increases that apply to Social Security benefits.
The monthly maximum Federal amounts for 2021 are $771 for an eligible individual, $1,175 for an eligible couple, and $392 for an essential person. Click here for Social Security Administration information about this.
Link to the SSA Blue Book: https://www.ssa.gov/disability/professionals/bluebook/index.htm
About the Presenter:
Trudy Marsh Grable, Director of Children & Family Services at Parents Helping Parents.