The Arc, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious organizations serving people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, has issued a call for presenters for its 2016 National [...]
In a case argued by ASNP Advisory Board Member A. Frank Johns, a federal district court rules that the special needs trust of a now-deceased Medicaid beneficiary may owe the state only for [...]
Academy of Special Needs Planners co-founder Harry S. Margolis had the honor of being one of the first guests on a new podcast created by North Carolina elder law and special needs law [...]
An increasingly popular hybrid product combines life insurance with long-term care coverage and offers buyers solutions to a number of problems that have kept people from buying traditional [...]
A growing problem with adult guardianship abuse is causing calls to reform the system. Vulnerable elderly can get caught in the guardianship system, being harmed and exploited by the very [...]
The Social Security Administration recently issued an Emergency Message to all personnel requiring workers to specifically inform SSI applicants or beneficiaries of the reasons a special needs [...]
In most cases, people with disabilities have the capacity to create their own estate planning documents, and in some cases it is crucial that they do so.
SSDI payments, like old-age Social Security retirement benefits, can be taxed, depending on the SSDI beneficiary's other income. Because the rules governing the taxation of SSDI payments can [...]