Q: Is it required of teachers to fill out a SSA Teacher Questionnaire for a former student who has graduated and seeking
SSI disability? Is this a federal requirement? Are there consequences for a teacher who doesn't answer.
A: No, it is not mandatory that a teacher complete a Teacher Questionnaire. However, please consider completing either the questionnaire or a letter to describe your former student's functioning because the information you provide is an important part of the disability assessment. For more information, see https://www.ssa.gov/schools/.
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