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Children and social security

While social security benefits are often associated with the elderly population, children are also sometimes eligible to receive assistance. There are certain parameters that need to be met and rules that should be followed , but if you have a child who is in need of aid, you may qualify for help. Here are the key points to know about children and social security.

Filing an appeal of an initial denial of SSD benefits

Some of our readers in New York may know that not every application for Social Security Disability benefits is approved. In fact, it is usually estimated that approximately 60 percent of applications for SSD benefits are denied. That is a pretty high rate of denial, which is why it is so important to get the right information submitted with an initial application for Social Security Disability benefits.