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Social Security Disability and Child Support by Jonathan G. Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Apr 2009 11:35pm 2 Comments Can you SSDI benefits be seized to pay past due child support?  Yes, according to Social Security Ruling 79-4, the Social Security Administration can withhold a percentage of a claimant's benefits in an amount equal to what SSA could withhold to pay delinquent income tax debt. No interest or penalties may be withheld, and before the first with ... Read on »
Q & A: What is required for a child to qualify for benefits? by Jonathan G. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Dec 2009 12:17pm Last week I started a Q & A series designed to cover some more elusive topics related to Social Security Disability claims. In part 2 of this series, which follows, I briefly discuss the requirements that have to be met in order for children to qualify for Social Security Disability. Question: What are the requirements for a disabled ... Read on »
Q & A: What is required for a child to qualify for benefits? by Jonathan G. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Dec 2009 12:17pm Last week I started a Q & A series designed to cover some more elusive topics related to Social Security Disability claims. In part 2 of this series, which follows, I briefly discuss the requirements that have to be met in order for children to qualify for Social Security Disability. Question: What are the requirements for a disabled ... Read on »
The Kennedys' disability legacy by Real IN Moms .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 29 Aug 2009 10:47pm The disability community lost two great advocates in the Kennedy family: Eunice Kenndey Shriver and Ted Kennedy. The Kennedy family has a history of supporting disability rights issues. The following excerpts give tribute to their work. We need to make sure that work was not done in vain and continue to advocate for those with disabilities. ... Read on »
Autism and Social Security Disability Benefits by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Jul 2013 12:00am By Molly Clarke Autism, even in high-functioning individuals, can be a debilitating condition. For parents, having a child with autism poses a unique set of challenges. Unfortunately, a common challenge for parents of children with autism is financial instability. Specialty medical care, assistive technology, and educational need ... Read on »
Archbishop Chaput addresses Catholic doctors on special needs children by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Oct 2009 10:00pm Archbishop Chaput addressing Catholic Physicians in Phoenix addressed the lives of special needs children and how Catholic Doctors should be champions of the Culture of Life. He says that those who do not respect human life will be held accountable in the life to come.It seems that he fears a great moral challenge is ahead. . . October 16, 200 ... Read on »
How Does the Social Security Administration Determine Whether Someone With Autism Is Disabled? by Aaron R. Posted Sat 19 Dec 2009 8:16am Autism is a severe developmental disorder affecting both social interaction and communication and usually begins at birth or within the first two and a half years of life. In its early stages, autism shares many of the same behaviors as Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) and Asperger's Syndrome and can be difficult to diagnose since the majorit ... Read on »
Social Security to run a deficit this year by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 26 Mar 2010 7:27pm The U.S. social security system is predicted to run a deficit this year. The government will pay out more money in benefits than they will take in taxes. Social Security has two main functions: a retirement system for the elderly and a support system for the disabled. Throughout my adult life two things have bee ... Read on »
U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy passes by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 26 Aug 2009 10:34pm Senator Ted Kennedy has passed away. The Kennedy family is well known worldwide. He was well known in his own right as a powerful senator for over 40 years (third longest tenure in the U.S. senate in history). His family has included many prominent politicians and citizens. The Kennedy family has a history of supporting disability rights ... Read on »
Tools for Parents of Children with Disabilities, including Video-Modeling and Community Support, Now Available Online from YourS by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 May 2013 12:00am Managing Editor's Note: YSER happens to be here in CT - and I know both Julie and Jennifer. I highly recommend you sign up for a FREE membership to access videos that walk you through IEP meets for just about every circumstance from Early Intervention to Transitioning to Adult services.  KIM Connecticut Special Education Advocate ... Read on »