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Children's SSRs

In 2009, SSA published a series of Social Security Rulings (SSRs) designed to help adjudicators decide children’s claims. They can be found at http://www.ssa.gov/OP_Home/rulings/rulfind1.html#YRT2009. These SSRs can prove helpful to advocates as well.

ARTICLES

Childhood SSRs Issues
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has published new Social Security Rulings (SSRs) dealing with the evaluation of functional equivalency in childhood disability claims and continuing disability reviews (CDRs). Read More







NEWSLETTERS

Disability Law News - July 2017
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP Advocates. In this issue, we summarize a policy change by SSA that exempts tax refund collection for old debts. Several new regulations, administrative decisions and court decisions are also discussed. Read More

Disability Law News - March 2016
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP Advocates. This issue will look at recent changes for handling Social Security cases implemented by the Federal Courts, review two new fraud SSR's and analyze several new court decisions, regulations and administrative decisions. Read More




TRAINING AND EVENTS

Childhood Disability: The 2009 Childhood Social Security Rulings (SSRs)
This training provides a brief overview of the children’s SSI program, including concepts of medical and functional equivalence to the Listings. Then, the 2009 SSRs are analyzed in detail, along with their impact on each domain of functioning and advocacy tips for using the SSRs in proving disability in children’s SSI cases. Read More