Children and adults who have never worked may qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). There
What is the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income Program
To qualify for Social Security Disability benefits or for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, you must be found to be disabled by Social Security’s medical criteria. These criteria are the same for Disability and SSI, although they are different for adults and children.