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What is your question today?
Do you have a question about your son's social security?
Is he on social security now?
Is you or his other parent currently drawing benefits?
Has your son ever worked?
I'm trying to determine which benefit he would be best served by
Okay, then if he is disabled, meaning he has a condition that prevents him from working, you should see what his own benefit would be on his own work record
If his benefit is very small, then he could possibly get a benefit off you or his other parent equal to 1/2 of what you draw as your benefit. However, to do this you would have to prove that his disability began before the age of 22.
He would need to go to the doctor, and be determined to be disabled...which means he has a physical or mental condition that keeps him from working that is expected to last 1 year or longer, or end in death.
Yes, I understand but to qualify for social security disability, you can't work anymore. Once you are on disability you can work a limited amount of time though
No, not for one year. He can apply as soon as he can no longer work. Social security will review medical records and make a determination.
His condition, though, is supposed to last a year or longer
You could start with the school records, but social security may send him to a doctor at their expense.
Okay. You can go to www.ssa.gov and start the process
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