Special Needs News is an e-newsletter that brings you reports of legal developments and other trends of vital interest to those with special needs and their advocates. This newsletter is brought to you by Dana Perry and the other members of the Special Needs Planning Practice Group of Chambliss Law Firm.
Chambliss Law Firm Monthly Editorial
Special Needs Planning Benefits from Recent Tax Reform
by Peter Harrison, Special Needs Planning Attorney
Rather Than Ending Medical Expense Deduction, Final Tax Bill Expands It
Among the changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed by President Trump on December 22, is a provision that could provide some temporary relief for families with high medical expenses. Read more ->
How Does Workers' Comp Affect SSDI Benefits?
Some people with disabilities may be eligible for both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and workers’ compensation benefits. But there's a limit on how much a worker can receive. Read more ->
Low-Income Housing for People with Disabilities
Most government housing programs specifically geared toward people with disabilities are at the state and local, rather than federal, level, but there is the Section 811 program. Read more ->