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Rating:.4/ 10 (94 votes cast how much income can parents have before their children no longer qualify for Supplemental Security Income benefits?
Disabled children can qualify for benefits under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, which is administered by the Social Security Administration, depending: (1) on the nature of their disabilities; (2) on how much income they have (if any and (3) on their available resources. Childrens available resources include the income (and assets) of their parents and guardians.
Therefore, many parents and guardians of disabled children wonder how much income they can have before their children no longer qualify for SSI benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) defines a child as someone who is not married; is not head of a household; and is under age 18, or high is under age 22 and regularly attending school.
This discussion only applies to SSI benefits for disabled children, as the SSA defines the terms disabled and children. According to the definition established by the applicable laws and regulations, a child is disabled if the child has a medically determinable physical or mental impairment, which results in marked and severe functional limitations, and which can be expected to result in death or which.
In other words, a child is disabled for purposes of SSI benefits if the child has a very serious medical condition that will last (or has lasted) for at least one year.
For example, a child who suffers from cystic fibrosis could qualify for SSI benefits. A child with a minor broken leg, but who did not otherwise have a serious medical condition, would probably not qualify.
Childs income (if any). In terms of a childs income, a child may not earn more than 1,000.00 per month from employment and still qualify to receive SSI benefits (in 2011; the limit on a childs total monthly income changes every year). On the other hand, a child who is unemployed, or who is employed but earns less than 1,000.00 per month (in 2011 would meet the income limit.