There are many ways to provide private housing for a person with special needs without compromising the majority of her means-based government benefits. This article highlights several options for families thinking about purchasing a home for a person with
Trial lawyers can be held liable for failing to inform their clients of the effect proceeds of a suit can have on their benefits, even years after the matter has ended. While litigators need not become experts in probate
A new bill introduced for the third straight session of Congress hopes to phase out the two year waiting period before SSDI beneficiaries receive Medicare.
"Elder Law: Setting up third party trusts for disabled", an article written by ASNP Charter Member William Edy. The article features commentary about Advisory Board Member David Lillesand's presentation at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Special
President Obama recently signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, better known as the second economic stimulus plan, into law. Here is a summary of some of the key provisions designed to help people with special needs.
Because access to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) depends on a beneficiary's income and resources, even small increases in income can cause a reduction or loss of SSI benefits. Unfortunately, when an SSI beneficiary's parent is ordered to pay child support,
"Scoop Essentials: The Dollars And Cents Of Disability", an article published on the Disability Scoop Website features an interview with ASNP Co-Founder, Diedre D. Wachbrit.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients must adhere to very strict rules regarding how much income they can receive in any given month or risk losing benefits.