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Supplemental Security Income (SSI), What Happens to Your SSI When You Turn 18?

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 01, 2016
By: L. Long

Abstract

A Spanish translation of this publication is available for download under "Additional Files" below.

Answers the following questions about Social Security's Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for a child who has turned 18: Can I keep my SSI? Can I work? Are there ways to earn money without reducing my SSI check? What if Social Security turns me down when I turn 18?

Originally published as: Research You Can Use, Issue 3, 2011. Also issued as Transitions RTC Tip Sheet 3, Apr. 2011.

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Seguridad de Ingreso Suplementario - SSI, por sus siglas en inglés - Qué sucede con mi SSI cuando cumplo 18.pdf (287 kB)
Spanish translation

Subject Area

Employment, Service Systems, Transition Age Youth

Keywords

Social Security, disabled persons, Spanish

Repository Citation

Long L. Supplemental Security Income (SSI): What Happens to Your SSI When You Turn 18? [English and Spanish versions]. Psychiatry Information in Brief 2012;8(12):1058. https://doi.org/10.7191/pib.1058. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/pib/vol8/iss12/1