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 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.
The Family Center on Technology and Disability's June/July newsletter focuses specifically on solutions for travelers with disabilities and offers a host of information for families hoping to make the most of their next vacation.
Hundreds of thousands of Social Security disability (SSD) claimants are waiting up to three years for a resolution of their disability appeals, and during the wait more and more claimants are losing their homes, filing for bankruptcy, or dying from
The nation's elderly and disabled Social Security recipients will receive a 1.7 percent increase in payments in 2013. The increase is less than half of last year's 3.6 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA).
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.
Academy of Special Needs Planners advisory board member Patricia E. Kefalas (Patti) Dudek is featured on the cover of the new issue of the flagship publication of the the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.