We came across this great article on Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) called: Don't Forget: Some SSI Beneficiaries Can Switch to SSDI When a Parent's Circumstances Change. Check it out and let us know what you think: . A little preview is below:
Because of her disability, a person receiving SSI may not have worked long enough to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits on her own work record. Therefore, once she meets the government’s strict physical or mental disability requirements and falls under SSI’s income and asset caps, the SSI beneficiary might assume that she will never obtain SSDI benefits in the future. But this is not always the case. In fact, many SSI beneficiaries who became disabled prior to turning 22 years old may begin to receive SSDI benefits when one of their parents retires, becomes disabled or passes away.
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