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Special Needs Newsletter

November 2022

Courtesy of
Belvedere Wealth Partners

Social Security Disability Benefits to Rise for 2023

The Social Security Administration has announced that its beneficiaries will see a significant increase – totaling nearly 9 percent – in their monthly Social Security checks come January 2023.


Supported Decision-Making as an Alternative to Guardianship

For some people with disabilities, a guardianship or conservatorship would be overly restrictive. Supported decision-making can be an alternative to unnecessary guardianships.


Why Are Doctors Failing to Treat People With Special Needs?

People with various disabilities encounter barriers to basic health care on a regular basis, and some doctors are only making these disparities worse, recent research suggests.


Three Changes You Must Report as an SSI Recipient

There are many important factors that determine your eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Recipients are responsible for reporting changes to the Social Security Administration when they happen. 


This information is not intended to be a substitute for specific individualized tax or legal advice. We suggest that you discuss your specific situation with a qualified tax or legal advisor.