A Spanish translation of this tip sheet 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.
Long, L. (2016). Supplemental Security Income (SSI): What Happens to Your SSI When You Turn 18? [English and Spanish versions]. Psychiatry Information in Brief, 8 (12). Retrieved from http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/pib/vol8/iss12/1
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Employment, Service Systems, Transition Age Youth
Social Security, disabled persons, Spanish