Terminating a special needs trust is not as simple as merely writing a check to the remainder beneficiaries and calling it a day. There are several key considerations and requirements to keep [...]
The federal Department of Education (DOE) has rescinded regulations that attempted to shift additional stimulus funds to private schools, which would have shortchanged students with [...]
Traditional vote-by-mail systems are not accessible to the blind and others with conditions that render them “print-disabled.” Disability advocates have filed lawsuits in a number of states, [...]
But a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report reveals that due to the years-long backlog of appeals, thousands of applicants for Social Security [...]
A new executive order from President Trump that would cut half of Social Security’s funding threatens the program’s financial foundation, disability advocates are warning.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is temporarily re-opening an online tool to allow families that do not typically file tax returns to claim a $500-per-child coronavirus stimulus payment. .
A new online calculator guides parents through the estate planning process by assessing the cost of everything their child with special needs is likely to need for the duration of his or her [...]
The Trump administration has, for the second time, delayed compliance with new regulations designed to ensure the independence of people receiving services through Medicaid waivers.
Although the up to $1,200 relief payment does not immediately affect eligibility for means-test programs like Medicaid and SSI, if the money is not spent within 12 months it will count as an [...]
Blocked in the lower courts, the Trump administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow states to require certain Medicaid recipients to work in order to maintain eligibility for [...]