Monthly Archives: June 2016

Special Needs Trusts and Federal Student Aid

2019-08-26T19:21:24+00:00

By Christopher W. Smith, Esq. When a special needs trust (SNT) is being set up, families are typically most concerned about government benefit programs like Medicaid and Social Security. But how might an SNT impact an individual's ability to receive federal financial aid for college? The answer is surprisingly gray. Let's first state the obvious. [...]

Special Needs Trusts and Federal Student Aid2019-08-26T19:21:24+00:00

I Just Want to Raise My Child:

2019-06-25T10:16:52+00:00

Discrimination Against Parents with Disabilities By Robert L. McClelland, CELA The National Center on Parents with Disabilities estimates that at least 4.1 million Americans with children under 18 (6.2 percent) have disabilities of their own. Every day, in countless ways, those moms and dads battle deep-rooted stereotypes as they take on that toughest of jobs [...]

I Just Want to Raise My Child:2019-06-25T10:16:52+00:00

Political Advocacy by Parents of Children with Disabilities

2019-07-01T13:44:25+00:00

This issue of the Voice was written by Special Needs Alliance member Lois M. Zerrer. Lois has practiced Elder and Special Needs Law in Springfield, Missouri for over thirteen years and speaks frequently on these topics for Special Needs professionals and families.

Political Advocacy by Parents of Children with Disabilities2019-07-01T13:44:25+00:00

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