Children's Disability Benefits
Does your child qualify?
Parents and caregivers of minor children who have been medically proven
to be permanently disabled or to have a disability that will last for
longer than year are encouraged to contact Harris & Riviere as soon
as possible. Our firm can use our extensive experience and knowledge of
the Social Security system to help determine your child's eligibility
to receive disability payments. If your child is
younger than 18 and meets all federal and state qualifications for Social Security, benefits
may be available to him or her.
For more information, do not hesitate to contact our firm's Social
Security disability lawyers in Tampa. When you request payments for your
child, you will need to provide information regarding your child's
medical condition, school records, and additional documents such as therapy
findings or teachers' information to help determine eligibility. Once
all forms and documentation are in order, the paperwork will be submitted
You will also need to follow specific rules and regulations to establish
your child's eligibility for Social Security disability benefits,
- Your child must not be working.
- Your child must have a condition that is significantly disabling.
- The child's physical or mental condition must be medically determined
to have been disabling or be expected to be disabling for at least a year
or must be expected to result in death.
Conditions that May Qualify
Many medical conditions are recognized as qualifying conditions for applicants
of Social Security disability and Supplemental Security Income benefits
for children, including:
- Cerebral palsy
- Blindness or deafness
- Down syndrome
- HIV infection
- Intellectual complications
- Heart conditions
- Muscular dystrophy
- Significantly low birth weight
Contact Harris & Riviere today!
At our firm, we stand ready to assist families in overcoming this challenging
time in their lives. We know that the legal system can be daunting. When
you retain the guidance of our firm, we will thoroughly review your situation,
determine whether your child is eligible to obtain benefits, and provide
you with information on how to qualify.
If necessary, we can help appeal a wrongful finding and diligently pursue
justice on behalf of your child. Learn how Harris & Riviere can help you.
Contact our office and schedule a
free case evaluation now.