My Son Is About to Turn 18. How Will His SSDI and SSI Benefits Change?

My Son Is About to Turn 18. How Will His SSDI and SSI Benefits Change?

SSDI and SSI benefits may be awarded to adults or children. What happens, though, to those benefits when a young recipient becomes an adult? For example, Angela and her son Kyle have been receiving SSDI and SSI benefits. However, Kyle is about to turn 18. As the day approaches, Angela asks herself, “How will his…

What's the Difference Between SSI and SSDI?

What’s the Difference Between SSI and SSDI?

Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) is a government program managed by the Social Security Administration to assist disabled people. The same is true for the Social Security Disability Insurance Program (“SSDI”). However, though the names are confusing, it’s important to know the difference between SSI and SSDI. Eligibility One big difference between the two programs is…