Children’s SSI

Congress is Suspicious of Children’s SSI Claims

by Patrick Spencer February 1, 2011
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A Massachusetts state representative has requested a congressional hearing to discuss the potential abuse of Social Security disability benefits (SSI) for children and teens. Poor Follow-up on Child Disability Claims One of the complaints about the current child disability system is that once a child is approved for benefits there is usually little to no […]

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How Does Social Security Decide Disability for a Child?

by Patrick Spencer April 27, 2010
children's SSI

Deciding whether a child is disabled is very different than it is for disabled adults. With adults, we have to prove that they cannot work. Children, on the other hand, are compared to other children their age to determine how limited they are by their medical conditions. The three things Social Security looks at are: […]

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What Are My Chances of Winning My Disability Case?

by Patrick Spencer February 9, 2010

This is a question we often get from new clients. Stastically, only about 30-35% of people who apply in Colorado get approved right away. But for your specific case, the answer is that it is difficult to say without seeing your file.  There are many variables that go into winning a Social Security case. A few […]

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