Several federal agencies recently proposed new regulations that will prevent banks from completely freezing bank accounts that receive certain benefit payments, including Social Security Disability Insurance payments, Supplemental Security Income, and Veterans benefits.
Funding a special needs trust with enough money to pay for the needs of a child with special needs can be a daunting task for many parents. One solution is to fund the trust with a form of life insurance.
April 15th is right around the corner, which means that it is time to file yet another personal income tax return. If you or a loved one with special needs think that you need to file a return, here are...
Two estate planning attorneys have written a highly readable overview of the fundamentals every family needs to consider when planning for the future of a person with special needs.
A guide provides a way for the parents or guardians of children with special needs to map out in detail who their child is and the care he or she should receive.
Choosing a trustee is one of the most important and difficult issues in creating a special needs trust. Here are some suggestions.
Academy of Special Needs Planners co-founder Diedre Wachbrit's article "9 Costly Mistakes to Avoid in Planning for Your Special Needs Child" appears in the March 30, 2007, edition of the US Autism & Asperger Association's Weekly News.
Senator Kennedy and his son, Representative Kennedy, are advocating for differing federal mental health parity bills.