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. Supreme Court has ruled that a public school district must pay for a special needs child's private school tuition even though the child had not received special education at the public school before transferring to the private one.
First Focus, a bipartisan advocacy group, has recently published it's Children's Budget 2008, a guide to over 180 children's programs which are funded by the federal government.
While there is no such thing as a "typical" divorce, a divorcing couple that has a child with special needs faces an even more complicated series of decisions and choices than most. One important consideration is the impact child...
When parents of a child with special needs divorce, income and custody could negatively affect the child's government benefits. Here are several things to look for in regards to this complicated issue.
An overlooked portion of recent Medicare legislation promises Medicare recipients greater access to mental health benefits.
In a recent report the Social Security Administration's Inspector General concludes that banks are illegally garnishing accounts that receive electronic deposits of Social Security benefits.
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.