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If You Have a Child With Disabilities, How Social Security Benefits Can Help

If you have a child with disabilities, social security benefits can help to pay for your child's current needs and any excess payments can be saved for your child's future. But recovering these benefits isn't known to be easy. Your child must meet the SSA's definition of disability to qualify for Social Security disability. Tampa Social Security Disability Lawyer, Mike Murburg says: Proof of your child's condition must be provided with records from his or her school, doctors, therapists, counselors and other professionals to document the medical condition and its impact on his or her level of development, growth and functionality. Your child's medical condition qualifies as a disability if he or she has a medically determinable physical or mental impairment and: The medical condition: -Results in marked and severe functional limitations -Is expected to last or has lasted for at least one year, or -Will result in death Even if the criteria is met, expect the process of deeming a child disabled to take an extended period of time. However, the guidance and support of an experienced social security disability attorney can make all the difference. The Office of Mike Murburg, P.A. helps parents recover disability benefits for their children. Learn more about your child's right to recovery at a free consultation.