Pending federal legislation could provide vital funds to states for home and community-based services for people with disabilities, offering hope and relief to hundreds of thousands of [...]
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that has the potential to affect anyone who receives government assistance with their medical care following a disabling injury that results in [...]
Hundreds of families learned the hard way that when acquiring a service dog, you’d better be sure you’re getting what you paid for.
Britney Spears’s struggle to regain control over her business and personal life shines a spotlight on legal guardianship.
The Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act would raise payments to the federal poverty level and adjust income and asset constraints that are denying benefits to legions of people with [...]
The Social Security Administration barred the public from its offices when the Covid-19 pandemic erupted last year. Now people can apply for a brief visit in person — subject to the approval [...]
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.