Hearing on Supplemental Security Income benefits for children

On October 27th, the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources, held a hearing on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for children. The hearing looked at trends, program growth, and recipient outcomes in the SSI program for children.  The Arc strongly supports SSI benefits for children and was pleased that a family from The Arc of Kentucky, Katie Bentley and her son Will, were able to attend the hearing and were asked questions during the hearing.  Visit the Committee web site for the hearing announcement and to view hearing video, once it is available.