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Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney
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My husband is disability social security. Our minor son

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My husband is disability social security. Our minor son receives money because his dad is disabled. As the parent that takes care of our son, am I also eligible to receive money?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 9 months ago.

Yes, you may be eligible is the child is under 16.

See here: https://www.ssa.gov/oact/progdata/types.html

There are exception/limitations, such as earning limit, etc., if you are actually not dependent and earn more than the annual limit (currently $15,720).

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