Social Security Administration

Four Ways the President’s Budget Will Hurt the Disabled

July 18, 2017

Even though it is summertime, an icy wind is blowing in from Washington, D.C., for disabled Americans, as the federal budget season kicks off. President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget is titled, “The New Foundation for American Greatness”, but it may not be so great if you are one of the more than 56 million people

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Act Now, Call Republicans to Stop Healthcare Attack

June 26, 2017

Pardon the intrusion, but I am respectfully asking for your help here in fighting against the injustice and downright cruelty of the American Health Care Act (Trumpcare) now up for a vote in the Senate. After 40 years of talking to people about their health care, their access to it, their results, what has worked,

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Disabled and Working? Don’t Get Into a Legal Jam.

May 16, 2017

Commentary by Tom Nash Recently, Nash attorney Dan Rosen and I took a call from a federal criminal defense attorney. He told us about his client, a woman who had received as much as $1,000 a month in Social Security disability benefits every month since 2009, and as a result, she also was eligible for

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Supreme Court Expands Educational Rights for Disabled Student

April 27, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a unanimous opinion, ruled on March 25, 2017, that schools must do more than just the bare minimum for students with disabilities. In the ruling, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote: “When all is said and done, a student offered an education program providing a ‘merely more than de minimis progress

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