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Friday, September 05, 2008 tessamil, Community Member, asks

Q: Does a child with adhd qualify for social security benefits

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nea, Community Member
3/ 3/09 4:35pm

well my son was diagnosed with adhd since he was 6 and he recieves ssi,so i would say yes.

brownsville,texas, Community Member
9/11/09 2:08pm

Can you tell me what was needed to apply for ssi.

igottayota2, Community Member
11/18/09 11:03pm

ok my son was diagnoised with adhd  a year ago he has been on his meds a year well here a month  ago the doctor added another pill for him to take at school  also   because the pill he was takin is a 12 hour pill he didnt wanna up the dose on it    well anyways   how did  u  get his ssi started   ?  i have been fightin for my childs for6 years now   .he has  asthma,a hearing impairment , speech impairment and adhd  we just recently wen t to court  and once again denied  ......  what do i do besides get another lawyer

tammy adams, Community Member
3/18/09 4:20pm

my child ws recently diagnosed with adhd and oppositional defiant disorder and separaton anxirty issues.


The doctor said too that we may have to consider if after we start the meds and therapy and we don't see drastic improvemnents that we may also need to consider bi polar too but he wants to wait and give the other some time.

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