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- Getting SSI Disability for Childhood Lupus
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- Getting Disability for Growth Impairment or Growth Disorders
- Getting SSI Disability Benefits for a Child With a Congenital Heart Defect
- Can My Child Get SSI for Juvenile Idiopathic or Rheumatoid Arthritis?
- Getting Disability Benefits for a Child With Epilepsy
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Children and teenagers can qualify for SSI payments for any number of physical disabilities. What matters is that Social Security finds a child's impairment to be severely limiting. Social Security will first see if your child's physical impairment meets one of its childhood disability listings, and next, how limiting your child's impairment is in six different areas of functioning. Here are some of the more common physical diseases for which parents of disabled children apply for SSI disability benefits.