In an effort to identify better strategies to help young people with disabilities transition from school to work, a handful of federal agencies are seeking public input.
A federal agency is calling on the president to raise the asset limit imposed on people with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income for the first time in decades.
Changes to the way Supplemental Security Income benefits for people with disabilities are calculated appear to be off the table — for the moment, at least.
A plan expected to be included in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal this week could change how Social Security benefits are calculated for people with disabilities.
In just a few short weeks, the government plans to stop issuing paper checks to all Social Security beneficiaries, including people with disabilities who receive SSI.
The Social Security Administration has signaled its intention to start using the term “intellectual disability” in place of “mental retardation.”
In a first-of-its-kind case, federal prosecutors are accusing five people of holding individuals with disabilities in subhuman conditions in order to steal their Social Security benefits.
Americans with disabilities who receive Social Security benefits — including Supplemental Security Income — will see their monthly payments rise in 2013.
One year from now, the federal government will stop issuing paper checks for Social Security benefits including Supplemental Security Income.
Following reports of abuse, 14 members of Congress are seeking an investigation into Social Security’s oversight of those who manage benefits on behalf of some people with disabilities.
Congress is turning its attention to soaring growth in the Social Security benefits program for children with disabilities and that has advocates on edge.
For the first time in two years, Supplemental Security Income recipients will see a 3.6 percent boost in monthly benefits in 2012.
Disability benefits will be paid on schedule, Social Security officials said, after the president signed last-minute legislation Tuesday to prevent the nation from defaulting on its debt.
People with disabilities could go without Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, benefits come August if lawmakers are unable to reach an agreement to raise the nation’s debt ceiling.
A federal children’s disability benefits program is continuing to grow, with one in two beneficiaries now citing behavioral, mental or learning disorders.