Monthly Archives: October 2011

Guardianship Varies by State

2019-06-26T10:51:07+00:00

by Shirley B. Whitenack Regardless of the severity of an individual's cognitive impairment, that individual is presumed to be a competent adult at the age of 18. If the person will be unable to make important choices, the naming of one or more guardians should be considered. A guardian is a court appointee who is [...]

Guardianship Varies by State2019-06-26T10:51:07+00:00

How Work Can Affect Title II Disability Benefits Part II: Ticket to Work and Extension of Medicare and Medicaid Benefits

2019-07-03T16:35:39+00:00

The Voice is the e-mail newsletter of The Special Needs Alliance. This installment was written by Special Needs Alliance member Barbara Isenhour, of the firm of Isenhour Bleck, PLLC in Seattle, Washington. The firm focuses on government benefits for individuals with disabilities and estate planning for families with special needs children. A board member of NAMI Eastside in Redmond, Washington, and Full Life Care in Seattle, Barbara frequently lectures around the state of Washington on issues involving special needs trusts and government benefits for the elderly and disabled.

How Work Can Affect Title II Disability Benefits Part II: Ticket to Work and Extension of Medicare and Medicaid Benefits2019-07-03T16:35:39+00:00

Title II Disability Work Rules Part I: Will I Lose My Disability Benefits if I Try to Work?

2019-07-03T16:37:55+00:00

The Voice is the e-mail newsletter of The Special Needs Alliance. This installment was written by Special Needs Alliance member Barbara Isenhour, of the firm of Isenhour Bleck, PLLC in Seattle, Washington. The firm focuses on government benefits for individuals with disabilities and estate planning for families with special needs children. A board member of NAMI Eastside in Redmond, Washington, and Full Life Care in Seattle, Barbara frequently lectures around the state of Washington on issues involving special needs trusts and government benefits for the elderly and disabled.

Title II Disability Work Rules Part I: Will I Lose My Disability Benefits if I Try to Work?2019-07-03T16:37:55+00:00

The Education Power of Attorney: Empowering Students with Disabilities

2019-06-26T10:54:48+00:00

by Barbara Hughes When individuals with disabilities reach the age of 18, they are legally considered to be adults and in charge of their own education decisions. At this point, some will need to have parents or another adult appointed as guardian, to handle all or most of the decision-making. On the other hand, high-functioning [...]

The Education Power of Attorney: Empowering Students with Disabilities2019-06-26T10:54:48+00:00

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