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My grand daughter has been receiving disability payment from

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My grand daughter has been receiving disability payment from her father for the past year.
she has just graduated and will be 18 in a week and she is planning to go to a community college I was told that she may still be eligiable for payments from her father if she is going on to a secondary school
i would appreciate if you could answer this
Thank you,
Karole Peck my e-mail is***@******.***
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  socrateaser replied 1 year ago.


There is no auxiliary benefit for a child over the age of 18 years, unless the child is still in high school, or the child is mentally disabled.

Based upon your described circumstances, I do not believe that your grand daughter can qualify for continuing auxiliary benefits from the Social Security Administration.

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