The Special Needs Alliance is a national, non-profit organization committed to helping individuals with disabilities, their families and the professionals who serve them. Many of our member attorneys have family members with special needs; all of them work regularly with public benefits, guardianships/conservatorships, planning for disabilities and special education issues. We volunteer significant time to the special needs community and advocate for legislative and regulatory change to improve quality of life for individuals with disabilities.
The SNA Helps Families
Special needs attorneys have daily experience with the issues that matter to individuals with disabilities-- but which are largely unfamiliar to other counsel. We can advise you about:
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The SNA Helps Professionals
Special needs attorneys can offer guidance to the trustees, financial planners and personal injury attorneys who serve individuals with disabilities and their families. We can advise:
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Letters of Intent: What Parents Often Forget
Brian Neal Rubin J.D.
Watch the Video: School for hard of hearing wins football conference title
When Medicaid or SSI Benefits are Denied or Terminated - Now What?
The Voice, November 2013
Senate Should Ratify UN Disability Rights Treaty
Professor Kim Dayton, Esq.
Home Care for Alzheimer’s
Ruth Courtney, Richard A. Courtney, CELA, & Morris Klein, CELA
Tips on the Afforable Care Act
Shirley B. Whitenack, Esq., Parenting Special Needs Magazine
Harkin Report Cites Lack of Community Services
Bridget O'Brien Swartz, Esq.
Preparation Pays at Special Ed Meetings
Marielle Hazen Elected President of Special Needs Alliance
Obtaining Disability Benefits for a Child with Special Needs
Mental Illness Awareness Month A Largely Unaddressed Epidemic
Laurie Hanson, Esq.
By Michael Morris,
National Disability Institute
Calendar of Events
SNA attorneys speak frequently on topics impacting the special needs community.