Skip to Main Content

Printer Friendly

Miscellaneous Children's SSI Issues

This Miscellaneous Children's SSI Issues section contains information on other areas of Children's SSI.


Young SSI Recipients Need Better Transition Supports
The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report in May 2017 recommending how the Social Security Administration (SSA) could strengthen its efforts to encourage employment for transition-age youth. GAO-17-495 SSI. Read More

SSA Publishes Pre-Age 18 Guidance
Children who receive SSI disability benefits will have their claims reviewed under the adult criteria when they turn 18. Read More

Social Security is Increasingly Crucial to Kids, Report Finds
Social Security plays a critical role in lifting a wide demographic of millions of Americans out of poverty. Read More

Does Childhood Poverty Cause Stress?
According to recent reports from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about ten percent of children in the U.S. are diagnosed with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Read More


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 - October 2016
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP Advocates. This issue will take an in-depth look at the new mental impairment listings and newly proposed treating physician regulations. Court Decisions will look at a decision in the 1st Circuit, Fischer v. Colvin criticizing SSA's onset policies. Read More