I Heard You Can Receive An SSI Check For A Child Who Has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

I am a young mother of a very hyperactive child who is currently being evaluated at his elementary school. I was told about a year ago that I can receive a check for him but I’m not sure about the proper steps to take. I know he has ADD ADHD because I also had/have it.

How Do You Handle A Child With ADHD?

Parenting Strategies for Kids with ADHD

  • Stay calm. …
  • Set limits on your own behavior. …
  • Set structure—but make it pressure-free. …
  • Give your kids the chance to make wise choices. …
  • Use reasonable consequences for rule-breaking. …
  • Expect rule-breaking, and don’t take it personally. …
  • Advocate for your child when appropriate.
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Here’s a Video That Shows Social Security Disability Claims Based on Adult ADD or ADHD:

 

Can A Child Outgrow ADD?

Myth #2: Children can outgrow ADHD. If left untreated, ADHD continues into adulthood. However, by developing their strengths, structuring their environments, and using medication when needed, children with ADHD can grow up to be adults leading very productive lives.

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  • michele January 22, 2009, 6:44 am

    Although it is possible, the likelihood that his ADD/ADHD would render him "disabled" (as far as Uncle Sam sees it) is minimal. For him to receive SSI, his condition would have to be debilitating.