The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that parents of special needs children do not need to hire a lawyer to sue a school district over their children's special education needs.
An alternative to individual special needs trusts are "pooled trusts," which pool the resources of many beneficiaries. Becoming part of one may have advantages, depending on the situation.
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. ...
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.
A group of individuals with special needs has filed a class action lawsuit against the state of Illinois under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), asking the state to permit them to receive long-term care services at home rather than...
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.
Several members of Congress have re-introduced legislation that would put in place a long-term care insurance program for adults with special needs.
What will your child do after "aging out" of special education? If your child hopes to join the workforce, even part time, planning will be key.