Compensatory Education Due to COVID-19
July 15, 2020. Learn when compensatory education is required for children with IEP plans who did not receive adequate substitutes for in-person learning during COVID-19 school closures.
COVID-19-Related Special Education Rules for Fall 2020
August 1, 2020. The Department of Education has issued new questions and answers for school districts and parents of children with special education.
Social Security Removes Inability to Speak English From Disability Determination
April 27, 2020. The Social Security Administration has announced a rule change affecting disability claimants who don't speak English.
Social Security and SSI Disability Benefit Amounts and COLA for 2019
January 1, 2019. There will be a 2.8% increase in Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for 2019.
Reconsideration Stage of Disability Appeals Process Returning to All States
April 19, 2019. Social Security is adding back reconsideration to states where the agency was experimenting with allowing claimants to appeal straight to a hearing with an administrative law judge.
Social Security and SSI Disability Benefit Amounts and COLA for 2018
January 1, 2018. The Social Security Administration has announced a 2% increase in Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.
Medicare Premiums, Deductibles, and Copays Change for 2018
January 1, 2018. Here are the new numbers for Medicare premiums, deductibles, and copays for 2018.
ABLE Savings Accounts for Individuals With Disabilities Preserve SSI and Medicaid Eligibility
October 2017. New ABLE savings accounts allow individuals with disabilities to save money without losing their eligibility for SSI or Medicaid.
Medicare Premiums, Deductibles, and Copays Change for 2017
January 1, 2017. Here are the new numbers for Medicare premiums, deductibles, and copays.
Social Security and SSI Disability and Benefit Amounts for 2017
January 1, 2017. The Social Security Administration has announced a 0.3% increase in Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.