Medically Qualifying with Down syndrome
Down syndrome is listed as a qualifying condition, for those with Trisomy 21 or Translocation Down syndrome will qualify with a karyotype analysis, or a doctor’s note stating that a karyotype analysis was performed in the past and your child has all the physical and intellectual signs of having Down syndrome.
Those with Mosaic Down syndrome (about 2% of the Down syndrome population) will have a harder time qualifying. Some qualifying conditions include heart problems, communication difficulty, vision or hearing loss.
SSA’s Website: https://www.ssa.gov/
SSI Income Limits for Children: https://www.ssa.gov/ssi/text-child-ussi.htm
List of SSA Offices: https://www.disability-benefits-help.org/social-security-disability-locations
Qualifying Conditions: https://www.ssa.gov/disability/professionals/bluebook/AdultListings.htm
The IHSS Program is a federal, state and locally funded program designed to help pay the caregiver for services provided to the eligible recipient so that they can remain safely in their own home.
Eligibility- you must be over 65 years of age, or disabled, or blind. Disabled children are also eligible for IHSS.
IHSS is considered an alternative to out-of-home care, such as nursing homes or board and care facilities.
Google Search- Department of Public Social Services in your county or call
Riverside County - (888) 960-4477
San Bernardino County- ( 909) 891-3700
Los Angeles County- (888) 822-9622
San Diego County- (800) 339-4661
Orange County - (714) 825-3000