As with almost every other issue in this year's presidential campaign, Senators Barack Obama and John McCain differ when it comes to their plans for helping people with special needs. We have attempted to give the best possible summary...
Here's a brief overview of recent federal initiatives to help adults with special needs surmount employment obstacles and find meaningful work.
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 U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in a case that questions just how much money a state can actually recover when it comes time to collect its Medicaid lien on a personal injury award.
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.
When retirement looms, many military families with children with special needs face a decision about whether or not to choose the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) retirement option. Receipt of SBP payments could jeopardize the child's eligibility for SSI and Medicaid.
The U.S. House of Representatives, in what is seen as a victory for advocates of people with special needs, passed a bill that would put off implementation of several new Medicaid regulations until early 2009.