Thousands of SSI recipients have been falsely accused to owning real estate because of the Social Security Administration’s reliance on a private database that is “riddled with errors,” [...]
Charge Against Mother Highlights Value of Adding an Extra Layer of Protection to a Special Needs Trust
A recent felony charge against the mother of a special needs child in Minnesota offers a good reason why professional oversight [...]
At least 36 states and the District of Columbia are diverting federal benefits like Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security survivors’ benefits owed to children in foster care.
A new website helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as their families, and caregivers, sort fact from fiction when it comes to Covid-19 vaccines.
A San Francisco arbitrator has ordered Uber to pay $1.1 million to a blind woman with a service dog for the rideshare giant’s violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through [...]
It's easy to throw your new special needs trust into a drawer and forget about it. While having a plan in place is a great start, the trust and related documents do need to be maintained.
The Biden administration has announced relief for hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities who had their federal student loan debt reinstated because they failed to submit the proper [...]
Bill Would Allow All Military Retirees to Name Special Needs Trusts as Beneficiaries of Pension Plans
A bipartisan bill fixes a flaw in earlier legislation and would finally allow any veteran to allocate pension payments to a trust for their survivors with special needs.
The American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, makes health coverage bought through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) vastly more affordable for millions of [...]
Nearly a quarter of police shooting victims are mentally ill, according to one study. Growing outrage over these fatal encounters has spurred a variety of potential remedies.