Extra fees for passengers who took more than two minutes to get into cars discriminated against people who needed to fold up wheelchairs or required more time to reach vehicles, a lawsuit [...]
Hungry for Support: More Likely to Be Food-Insecure, People with Disabilities Have Difficulty Getting Assistance
People with disabilities are more likely to lack adequate nutrition and they find it hard to get nutritional help — or even recognition — from the federal government’s SNAP (food stamp) [...]
If you are considering serving as a trustee for a special needs trust, know what is expected of you before taking on this role.
When the SSA closed its offices at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it failed to provide practical ways for people with disabilities to demonstrate their eligibility or challenge its [...]
Rising inflation due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic means that in 2022, Social Security disability benefits will go up 5.9 percent, the sharpest upsurge since 1983.
As a handy checklist from a professor and tax expert makes clear, tax benefits for parents of children with special needs have [...]
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 [...]
The Food and Drug Administration overstepped its authority in banning electric shock devices to curb self-harm and aggressive behavior among students with disabilities, a federal court has [...]
The risks of designing your own special needs plan, without the guidance of a professional, far outweigh the potential rewards of cutting costs. Here’s what’s at stake.
A new series of guides and informational toolkits help people with IDD and their caregivers adopt practices to protect them and their communities from the spread of COVID-19.