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Social Security Finalizes Change To SSI Benefits

The Social Security Administration is moving forward with a major change to the way it calculates monthly Supplemental Security Income benefits for those with disabilities.

April 9, 2024
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Workers With Disabilities Can Be Paid Less Than Minimum Wage. Some States Want To End That

While at least 16 states have banned subminimum wage for workers with disabilities, others have agreed on a middle ground: creating funds to help employers make the change themselves.

April 4, 2024
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Most Disability Programs See Flat Funding In Federal Budget

A $1.2 trillion deal to fund the federal government includes more money for special education and disability employment, but many other programs benefiting people with disabilities were not as lucky.

April 1, 2024

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Social Security Rethinks Its Approach On Overpayments To Beneficiaries

The Social Security Administration is making major changes amid backlash to its heavy-handed efforts to claw back billions in overpayments from beneficiaries including those with disabilities.

March 22, 2024

Social Security Chief Vows To Fix ‘Cruel-Hearted’ Overpayment Clawbacks

The Social Security Administration's new chief is promising to overhaul the agency's system of clawing back billions of dollars it claims was wrongly sent to beneficiaries.

March 19, 2024
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Biden Calls For Investment In Disability Services

President Joe Biden is renewing his push to improve support for people with disabilities living in the community.

March 12, 2024

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SSI May Be Missing Scores Of Eligible Beneficiaries

Thousands of children with disabilities may qualify for government assistance that they are not currently receiving.

March 11, 2024

NFL Team Backs Employment Option For Neurodiverse Individuals

The Philadelphia Eagles helped transform a former Wawa location into a popcorn facility in an effort to combat high unemployment among people with autism and other developmental disabilities.

March 7, 2024

Proposal Would Give Cash To People With Disabilities

In a bid to increase the number of people with disabilities who have ABLE accounts, one state is considering cash incentives.

March 5, 2024

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Feds Take Steps To Shore Up Disability Caregiver Workforce

The Biden administration is rolling out a host of new initiatives aimed at addressing the severe shortage of workers supporting people with disabilities living in the community.

February 29, 2024
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Disability Employment Hits Record High

The number of people with disabilities across the nation who are employed is at its highest level since federal officials started keeping track.

February 27, 2024

Parents Sue Founder Of Trust Fund That Lost $100 Million

The founder of a nonprofit that administers special needs trusts is accused of draining more than 1,500 funds set up for individuals with disabilities and others with complex medical needs.

February 27, 2024

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