The Social Security Administration (SSA), which barred all in-person visits to its 1,200 offices last March in the face of the rising coronavirus pandemic, is now granting a narrow exception. The agency will…

In March 2018, the Social Security Administration (SSA) had a nasty surprise for Teresa Sims, a woman with disabilities who lives in a group home in Minnesota’s Twin Cities.  The…

Hiring a caregiver for someone with special needs can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to find a person with the experience, compassion, patience, and skills to…

The Trump Administration has finalized new regulations that threaten the independence of judges who decide  Social Security disability cases. When people initially apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, the Social…

In the waning days of the Trump Administration, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has finalized regulations that end protections for people seeking to fly with emotional support animals on airlines.  Moreover, dogs will…

One area that particularly vexes trustees of special needs trusts is how to get beneficiaries what they need without running afoul of the strict rules for public benefits like Supplemental…

Not everyone will get the relief payment the federal government is sending to help Americans through the economic disruption triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. Among those left out are adults with…

Parents of a child with special needs know that they must plan for the child’s care and support way into the future. This is especially so if the individual is…

A New Jersey man has been charged with stealing $330,000 from the special needs trust (SNT) of a man living in a long-term care facility.  The case highlights the importance…

For some people with disabilities, home ownership may present a uniquely empowering opportunity. But for many others, purchasing a home through a special needs trust may be in the beneficiary’s…

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