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Links to SSI Spotlights––2008 Edition

What are the
SSI Spotlights?

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Spotlights are an in–depth look at some of the program rules referred to in the booklet, Understanding Supplemental Security Income.

They are designed as handouts to help applicants through the process of applying for and receiving SSI benefits.

Go to the Spotlights!

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Who may use the
SSI Spotlights?

The SSI Spotlights are intended for use by the general public.

We encourage advocates to distribute them to their clients and to any other individuals or groups who can use them.

They provide more details than our general information pamphlets.


The information in the SSI Spotlights is general and not to be applied to specific case situations.

You must contact us for specific case information.

Spanish Language Versions

We provide Spanish language spotlights in HTML format, similar to the format we use for the English versions. You may click on the "En Español" links shown in the chart below or, from the English version, you may click on the "En Español" link shown in the upper left of the page. From the Spanish version, click on the "In English" link to get back to the English version.

In addition, Spanish versions of the spotlights are available in .pdf format (524 KB) at Comprendiendo Seguridad de Ingreso Suplementarioblank spaceObtenga el Acróbata Accesible de Adobe as part of this booklet.


Please click on the link(s) below:

Supplemental  Security  Income  (SSI)  Spotlights
Rights and Responsibilities
(En Español)
Living Arrangements
(En Español)
(En Español)
Financial Institution Accounts
(En Español)
Burial Funds
(En Español)
(En Español)
(En Español)
Dedicated Accounts
for Children

(En Español)
Deeming Parental Income and Resources
(En Español)
Reporting Your Earnings
to Social Security

(En Español)
Work Expenses

(En Español)
Special SSI Rule for
Blind People Who Work

(En Español)
Individual Development Accounts
(En Español)
Plans to Achieve

(En Español)
Property You Need
for Self–Support

(En Español)
Transfers of Resources
(En Español)
Student Earned Income Exclusion
(En Español)
Payment for Travel to
Medical Exams or Tests

(En Español)
Getting SSI Benefits While
You Try to Sell
Excess Resources

(En Español)
Continued SSI Benefits for
Persons Who are
Temporarily Institutionalized

(En Español)
Special SSI Rules for
Children of Military Personnel
Living Overseas

(En Español)
Prerelease Procedure
(En Español)
SSI Benefits for Aliens
(En Español)
Continued Medicaid
Eligibility for
People Who Work
(Section 1619(b))

(En Español)
Interpreter Services
(En Español)
Income From The Arts
(En Español)
(En Español)

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