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    The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs announced an enrollment period for SRAP. The enrollment period begins on March 6, 2017 and 10:00 a.m. and ends on March 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

    Voting is an important right for all Americans, so with Election Day approaching, it is important to consider the voting rights of people with disabilities.

    The question often arises: “Can I still receive SSI if I work?” The simple answer is yes. But of course, in the world of disability nothing is as simple as it seems. An individual may work, but he or she must understand how working affects SSI benefits.

    In addition to donating time to local groups and organizations throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Hinkle, Fingles & Prior supports the work of several statewide not-for-profit organizations.

    This post contains updates on individual or systemic legal victories secured by Hinkle, Fingles & Prior. Please check back often for news about our caseload and successes.

    AUTISM SOCIETY GREATER PHILADELPHIA 2016 SPRING AUTISM CONFERENCE. FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016, Radisson Hotel Valley Forge, King of Prussia, PA; Featuring Steve Silberman, award winning science writer and New York Times bestselling author of NeuroTribes.

    For over four years a battle has raged in the state of New Jersey over whether individuals with disabilities in out-of-state placements should remain in their homes or be brought back to New Jersey. The families of the effected individuals decided to take matters into their own hands by challenging this policy in Trenton. It took over a year of intense advocacy and lobbying. In the end, this group of families triumphed.

    The ABLE Act creates tax advantaged savings accounts for individuals with disabilities, which in most cases will not jeopardize means tested government benefits such as Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). However, there are a number of limitations.

    Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer and ASAH present the 2016 Special Education Advocacy Workshop Series for parents. Dates in February and March 2016.

    The New Jersey Comprehensive Assessment Tool is the newest assessment the Division of Developmental Disabilities (“DDD”) is using to determine eligibility and funding levels. Completing this questionnaire is one of the most important steps you will take in preparing for your child to receive the appropriate level of supports and services from DDD.

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