Students

Age 18 SSI re-determination: Youth who initially become eligible for Supplemental Security Income under the definition of disability for children must have their eligibility re-determined under adult standards upon attaining age 18.
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/ssi/text-redets-ussi.htm

Age 18 SSI re-determination form SSA 1372:  An SSA-1372-BK is sent to each child beneficiary 3 months before he or she attains age 18. It explains the conditions under which benefits can continue after age 18 and what he or she must do to pursue his or her claim for benefits as a student or disabled child.
http://www.ssa.gov/online/ssa-1372bkfc.pdf

Plan to Achieve Self-Support (PASS): PASS lets disabled individual set aside money and/or things he or she owns to pay for items or services needed to achieve a specific work goal.
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/disabilityresearch/wi/pass.htm

PASS Form SSA 545:
http://www.ssa.gov/online/ssa-545.pdf

Student Earned Income Exclusion (SEIE):  If you are under age 22 and regularly attending school, SSA does not count all of your earned income per month when they figure your SSI payment amount.
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/OACT/COLA/studentEIE.html

For more information about Benefits Planning, contact:

Voice: 1-866-968-7842

TTY: 1-866-833-2967

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You will then be contacted by a local Community Work Incentives Coordinator.