SSI and children with disabilities: Just the facts

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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities discusses Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for low-income children with disabilities, presenting basic facts about the program, including who is eligible, how children qualify, how parents’ earnings affect a child’s eligibility, and more. (posted March 4, 2013)

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