The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued final regulations covering tax-free savings accounts that allow people with disabilities and their families to save and pay for disability-related [...]
Social Security disability recipients will see an increase in benefit levels for 2021, although the rise will be the smallest in years, due to the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 [...]
The U.S. Supreme Court's terse order halting the census count more than two weeks early could result in the undercounting of people with disabilities and less funding of services like [...]
A nonpartisan federal agency has called on the government to end a program that explicitly permits employers to pay hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities less than $1 an hour.
Accurate Head Count Vital to Disability Programs More Likely After Court Rules Census Cannot be Ended Prematurely
For the past two months, the very real possibility has loomed that the collection of census data would end early, resulting in the undercounting of people with disabilities and less funding [...]
Terminating a special needs trust is not as simple as merely writing a check to the remainder beneficiaries and calling it a day. There are several key considerations and requirements to keep [...]
The federal Department of Education (DOE) has rescinded regulations that attempted to shift additional stimulus funds to private schools, which would have shortchanged students with [...]
Traditional vote-by-mail systems are not accessible to the blind and others with conditions that render them “print-disabled.” Disability advocates have filed lawsuits in a number of states, [...]
But a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report reveals that due to the years-long backlog of appeals, thousands of applicants for Social Security [...]
A new executive order from President Trump that would cut half of Social Security’s funding threatens the program’s financial foundation, disability advocates are warning.