You want to ensure that your child with special needs will remain financially secure even when you are no longer there to provide support, but determining how much a special needs trust (SNT) should hold is no small feat.
About 4,000 children with special needs are growing up in nursing homes across the country, according to a new investigative report.
In this information-packed book, an insurance industry veteran explains the ins and outs of filing claims and appeals for long-term disability and Social Security disability.
While Social Security Disabled Adult Children's Benefits (DAC) benefits are a great option for many children with special needs, recipients need to be careful that they do not lose their Medicaid benefits.
As with most things that sound too good to be true, so-called "Sole Benefit Trusts" can come with a big catch for the person with special needs.
In certain circumstances the Social Security Administration will fast-track a disability benefits application through a process known as Compassionate Allowances, usually because the applicant is suffering from a severe disability that may be life-threatening.
An Arkansas appeals court has ruled that a father may end child support payments to his adult son with special needs after the son's move to a group home where his Supplemental Security Income (SSI) now covers his monthly expenses.
The special economic stimulus payments authorized by Congress in February will not affect the benefits of persons receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or other federal benefits.