Monthly Archives: March 2015

Bullying of the Special Needs Child and What Parents Can Do

2019-08-28T14:51:53+00:00

The Voice is the e-mail newsletter of The Special Needs Alliance. This installment was written by Special Needs Alliance member Amy C. O'Hara and her co-author, Marion Walsh. Amy is a partner with the New York law firm Littman Krooks LLP, specializing in special needs planning, guardianships, elder law, estate planning and administration, and personal injury settlement consulting. Marion is an attorney with Littman Krooks LLP who focuses her practice on special and general education advocacy. Marion has worked in education law for over 15 years and has been an advocate for children in many capacities. She is a graduate of NYU Law School.

Bullying of the Special Needs Child and What Parents Can Do2019-08-28T14:51:53+00:00

Disability Policy Seminar 2015 – Get Involved and Get the Facts!

2015-03-20T00:50:14+00:00

By Trudy R. Jacobson, Senior Executive Officer, Development & Marketing, The Arc Hosted by: The Arc, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), and Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) Promotional Support Provided by: Sibling Leadership Network [...]

Disability Policy Seminar 2015 – Get Involved and Get the Facts!2015-03-20T00:50:14+00:00

SNTs, Qualified Disability Trusts and ABLE Accounts: Slashing Tax Liability

2019-08-26T19:04:25+00:00

By Ron M. Landsman Special needs trusts (SNTs) enable funds to be saved on behalf of an individual with disabilities without affecting their eligibility for means-tested programs such as SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and Medicaid. Since income generated within trusts is often subject to high tax rates, it’s sometimes assumed that the same is true [...]

SNTs, Qualified Disability Trusts and ABLE Accounts: Slashing Tax Liability2019-08-26T19:04:25+00:00

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: Opportunities and Misconceptions

2019-06-25T14:33:01+00:00

By Margaret Graham, Esq. March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Owing to parent advocacy and landmark legislation, communities have become significantly more responsive to the needs of people such as my daughter, Emily, who has cerebral palsy and autism. But challenges remain, and families continue to band together throughout the U.S. to help one another, [...]

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: Opportunities and Misconceptions2019-06-25T14:33:01+00:00

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