Can My Child Lose SSI Benefits?

Episode 9:  Louisville Social Security Disability Attorney Trevor Smith addresses an important question from parents.  “On his/her 18th birthday, can my child lose SSI Benefits?”  There are a variety of reasons a minor-age child may receive Supplemental Security Income benefits (SSI).  A common reason is ADHD and other learning disabilities.  However, once the child turns 18, he/she legally becomes an adult and the standard to qualify for SSI benefits change. The new standard is whether your young adult can work a 40-hour week.  This is a significant departure from the …