If you are eligible for disability benefits your children should be eligible to receive a monthly check for benefits based on your work record. This is true for biological, adopted or step children. In some cases a dependent grandchild might also qualify.The amount of the…
Benefits for Stepchildren of the Disabled and Retired
Generally speaking stepchildren are treated the same as your natural children for the purposes of Social Security disability benefits when a parent or stepparent or is disabled, provided that the stepparent provided more than half the stepchild’s support.
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