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Child Claim

By Nikki D. Evans, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. As a disability attorney at Parmele Law Firm, I have found that when parents apply for Supplemental Security Income on behalf of their minor child, they often wonder how their child’s impairments will be considered and how SSA makes the decision as to whether their child […]

By Nikki D. Evans, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. One of the questions that I get as an SSI lawyer is, “Can children receive SSI benefits?” The answer is yes.  Social Security does pay Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to minor children who are disabled and whose family meets the non-medical guidelines to qualify for […]

By Brooke Qualls, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. In certain circumstances a child may qualify for social security disability benefits through the Social Security Administration (“SSA”). To be initially eligible for these benefits, the child must have little or no income and resources. To qualify after meeting the income limits for the program, Social Security […]

Becoming an Adult under the Social Security Disability Rules By Kelsey Young, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. To be “disabled” for purposes of Social Security disability benefits, your impairments and circumstances must meet the criteria created by the Social Security Administration. Before the age of 18, a person must meet the requirements under the “child […]