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Special Needs Newsletter

July 2023

Courtesy of
Belvedere Wealth Partners

What does SSA Stand For?

When looking into disability, retirement, or survivors' benefits, you might have encountered the acronym SSA. Knowing what the SSA does is important if you apply for government benefits or enroll in Medicare.


Emotional Support Animals for Children With Disabilities

Emotional support animals (ESAs) are pets prescribed by a licensed mental health professional for those with disabling mental illness. But they are different from service dogs.


Obtaining a Protective Order for a Person With a Disability

Getting a protective order might be the best way to safeguard a vulnerable person from individuals who wish them harm.


What Is the Difference Between SSI and SSDI?

Parents of children with special needs are often daunted by the different government programs that fall under “disability benefits.”


The opinions voiced in this article are for general information only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. To determine which strategies may be suitable for you, consult the appropriate qualified professional prior to making a decision. 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.