Through its “Build Your Future” online tool, The Arc’s Center for Future Planning helps adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families plan ahead so they can live as independently as possible throughout their lives.
The Trump administration is planning to allocate billions of public education dollars to expand private school voucher programs, but vouchers may not be the best option for families of special needs children.
A trustee’s level of involvement in the beneficiary’s affairs can be confusing for beneficiaries and families, who may be under the impression that the trustee has the decision-making power in all aspects of a beneficiary’s life.
The Kentucky attorney who called himself “Mr. Social Security” pleaded guilty to working with doctors and an administrative law judge to procure $550 million in Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for clients who may not have been disabled.
The experience of being the sibling of someone with special needs is often overlooked. To help fill this void, a New Jersey teenager has created a 20-page comic book that presents six illustrated stories of children confronting the challenges of having a sibling with special needs.
Parents of students with disabilities may be rethinking their child’s educational plan after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of a child with autism and attention deficit disorder whose parents took him out of public school.
At a recent webinar, members of the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP) discussed the possible impact on people with special needs of legislation crafted by House Republicans to replace Obamacare.
Four nationally known elder law attorneys will present a free webinar on the new legislative and legal landscape followiing the election of President Trump and identify planning and other steps those with special needs and the elderly can take to preserve quality of health care and quality of life.