Monthly Archives: February 2019

How In-Kind Support and Maintenance (ISM) Affects Benefits

2019-07-30T11:53:20+00:00

By Martha C. Brown, CELA Special needs trusts (SNTs) are established to supplement the benefits that individuals with disabilities receive from government programs, such as Medicaid and SSI (Supplemental Security Income). They protect funds intended to enhance quality of life without rendering the beneficiary ineligible for means-tested benefits. Since SSI is meant to cover food [...]

How In-Kind Support and Maintenance (ISM) Affects Benefits2019-07-30T11:53:20+00:00

Looking Ahead: Transition Planning for Life After School

2019-05-16T12:03:48+00:00

By Sage C. Hart, Esq. High school graduation is a milestone for any student, but when a young adult has disabilities, it ushers in a period of even greater change. While attending public school, students with special needs are legally entitled to a wide array of services, but once they leave (by the age of [...]

Looking Ahead: Transition Planning for Life After School2019-05-16T12:03:48+00:00

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