In its first three weeks in office, President Biden’s administration reversed a range of high-profile Trump Administration regulations that affected people with disabilities.
Despite passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act more than 30 years ago, traveling with children with special needs can still pose challenges. Fortunately, there are resources available to help families plan their trips.
Thanks to legislation enacted at the end of the Trump Administration, people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — will be exempted from SSDI’s five-month waiting period for benefits.
The $900 billion Covid-19 pandemic relief package, signed into law on December 27, 2020, contains almost no funding for programs specific to people with disabilities.
Not every potential trustee provides the best services for trusts designed for children with special needs. Here are some questions to ask while searching for the right one for your new trust.
An added benefit to SSDI is health insurance coverage through Medicare. But there is a precarious two-year gap between receiving approval for disability benefits and becoming eligible for Medicare’s insurance coverage.