Monthly Archives: December 2017

Paid Family and Medical Leave: The Disability Angle


By TJ Sutcliffe, Director, Income & Housing Policy, The Arc The need for paid family and medical leave is universal. Nearly all of us at some point will need time away from work to care for a family member’s or our own serious medical condition, or to welcome a new baby or new child into [...]

Paid Family and Medical Leave: The Disability Angle2019-11-19T16:27:03+00:00

Citizenship Status and Special Needs


By Barbara A. Isenhour, Esq. Citizenship issues can significantly complicate the often bewildering process of qualifying for special needs benefits. Each federal program has its own stringent citizenship regulations. In addition, Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which are two of the most important programs for individuals with disabilities, have strict income requirements. If a [...]

Citizenship Status and Special Needs2019-11-19T16:25:03+00:00