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.
Employment, Service Systems, Transition Age Youth
Social Security, disabled persons, Spanish
Long L. Supplemental Security Income (SSI): What Happens to Your SSI When You Turn 18? [English and Spanish versions]. Psychiatry Information in Brief 8(12):1058. https://doi.org/10.7191/pib.1058. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/pib/vol8/iss12/1
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.