L. Long

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Transitions RTC

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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.

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Employment, Service Systems, Transition Age Youth


Social Security, disabled persons, Spanish

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