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Thank you. I am asking about Social Security Disability not Supplemental Security Income. Here is the website: http://www.socialsecurity.gov/dibplan/dqualify10.htm#age22
An adult disabled before age 22 may be eligible for child's benefits if a parent is deceased or starts receiving retirement or disability benefits. We consider this a "child's" benefit because it is paid on a parent's Social Security earnings record.
The "adult child"—including an adopted child, or, in some cases, a stepchild, grandchild, or step grandchild—must be unmarried, age 18 or older, and have a disability that started before age 22.
Each family member may be eligible for a monthly benefit of up to 50 percent of your disability rate. However, there is a limit to the amount we can pay your family.
The total depends on your benefit amount and the number of family members who also qualify on your record. The total varies, but generally the total amount you and your family can receive is about 150 to 180 percent of your disability benefit.
If the sum of the benefits payable on your account is greater than the family limit, the benefits to the family members will be reduced proportionately. Your benefit will not be affected.
This means that he may qualify for $300/m on my record, reducing what his 2 brothers get from 450/m to 300/m each.
Then if he has no other income or resources, he would qualify for SSI. How much is that? What is the income limit to qualify for SSI?
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