November 21, 2018

3 FACTORS THAT COULD DETERMINE IF CHILDREN WITH DIABETES QUALIFY FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY

How does the Social Security Administration determine what is and isn’t a disability for a child with diabetes?  The SSA does not list Diabetes as a “Listed Impairment  for adults (a condition that automatically is considered a disability); only some of the complications qualify. (To learn about adult Diabetes and SSA, click here.)

But for children, it’s not a simple yes or no.

The Social Security Admin takes a somewhat different approach to awarding disability benefits to Juvenile Diabetics than adults.  When our clients that come to us to help them file their disability claims for their children, we look at the 3 factors that will determine the outcome.

THE 3 DETERMINING FACTORS FOR DIABETIC CHILDREN WHEN FILING FOR DISABILITY BENEFITS:

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