Fact Sheet - Refugee Assistance Program
Since 1975, approximately 2,325,000 refugees have been resettled in the United States. In order to be designated as refugees, people must have a well-founded fear of persecution in their country of origin because of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political...
Title IV-E Eligibility & Benefits
Federal and state adoption assistance (subsidy) programs were designed to ensure that families who adopt special needs children have the necessary services and financial resources to meet their children's varied (and often costly) needs. If you have adopted or are thinking about adopting a special... Helpful Adoption Terms to Know
Helpful Adoption Terms to Know (1/00) Abandonment Desertion of a child by a parent or adult primary care giver with no provisions for continued childcare nor with any apparent intention to return to resume caregiving. Abuse and Neglect Physical, sexual and/or emotional maltreatment. Child... Working While Disabled
Part 1 - Getting disability benefits? We can help you get to work! If you are getting disability benefits, we have good news for you. Social Security's work incentives program can help you if you are interested in working. Special rules make it possible for people receiving Social Security...
Adoption and Special Needs Commonly Used Abbreviations
August 16, 2007, 9:10 am
What do all of these abbreviations mean? The world of adoption and special needs can be very confusing when you don’t know the code. You can also unintentionally offend someone in the adoption triad by misusing the codes. Helping your special needs child can be challenging even when you know what... How to Decipher Adoption Abbreviations Including Special Needs
June 25, 2007, 5:38 am
How many times have you read through a description of either a waiting child, or a pregnant mother who is consider placing a child for adoption, and wondered…What do all of these abbreviations mean? I remember when we were new perspective adoptive parents, PAPs, we were very confused about the... Receiving Social Security Benefits for Disabled Children
November 5, 2007, 7:56 am
As I continue to learn more about the world of developmental disabilities, through my Partners in Policymaking class, I am starting to understand that there are resources (albeit limited) for some of our special kids.
This link gives you some straight-forward information about applying for...
Supplemental Security Income: 22. Black Lung Benefits: 23. Other Benefit Programs: 24. Health Insurance Protection (Medicare) 25. Medicare Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amount: 26. Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Costs: 27. Special Veterans Benefits :
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Supplemental Security Income; 22. Black Lung Benefits; 23. Other Benefit Programs; 24. Health Insurance Protection (Medicare) 25. Medicare Part B Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amount; 26. Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Costs; 27.