72 Disability Organizations Request Protections for Disabled Children on SSI

AAHD has joined 63 other national disability organizations asking the President to preserve Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for children with mental disorders. The letter is available for download: PDF.

On July 19, 72 national disability organizations appealed to the U.S. Senate to protect such children. The letter is available for download: PDF.

On November 22, AAHD joined 69 disability, children’s, and faith organizations thanking House Ways and Means leaders for their careful attention to the needs of children with disabilities on SSI. The coalition letter, available here, also opposed ideas to block grant the SSI program.