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how to get ssi for autism help?

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
See your PCP first.: Have your pcp refer you to a psychiatrist or psychologist to evaluate the autism then go to the social security office and apply for disability. You can get an application on line. You can contact the social security office and get help from their staff on how to fill the appropriate forms. Once the forms are submitted, they will let you you know if he is qualified
Answered on Dec 16, 2013

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