Children suffering from serious genetic disorders (Down syndrome, Trisomy 13 (Patau Syndrome or Trisomy D), Trisomy 18 (Edwards' Syndrome or Trisomy E), chromosomal deletion syndromes, Tay-Sachs, cri du chat syndrome) can qualify for Childhood SSI benefits. The disability benefits would be awarded if the claimant or her representative can show:
Social Security Disability and SSI claimants need to know that the Social Security Administration proposes to change the listings for evaluating congenital disorders that affect multiple body systems. 76 Fed. Reg. 66006 (Oct. 25, 2011). The main proposed revision would change adult listing 10.06 and childhood listing 110.06 for non-mosaic Down syndrome. There also are proposed changes to the introductory text for sections 10.00 and 110.00.