Children with disabilities whose parents are veterans, living or dead, may be entitled to government support. Veterans and their children might not be aware of the fact, but financial assistance…

In a decision that has dismayed disability rights advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court has determined that emotional distress is not sufficient to sue for discrimination under federal civil rights statutes….

ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) accounts offer people with disabilities a great, tax-free way to accumulate money without jeopardizing their qualifications for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and other means-tested programs….

Thousands of people with physical disabilities in Colorado who otherwise would qualify to live in the community at large are detained in nursing facilities at government expense, in violation of…

The White House has announced several measures to help people with disabilities navigate the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, following criticism that the government has ignored those with special needs during the…

While declining COVID-19 cases are good news, the end of the pandemic could mean millions of Medicaid recipients, including millions of children, will lose their coverage. Federal law has prevented…

Just about everyone with Down syndrome (DS) will begin developing Alzheimer’s starting at about age 40, making it the leading cause of death for the 200,000 or so people with…

For tax year 2021, the IRS is expanding eligibility for the earned income tax credit (EITC), an important antipoverty measure that assists those with low-incomes. One key impact of these changes…

Vice might be nice, as the old saying goes, but can things like cigarettes, alcohol, and pornography be paid for out of a special needs trust (SNT)? The answer is…

Since the 1960s there has been steady reformation of mental health care in the United States. One of the most visible signs of this effort is the movement away from…

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