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SSI Beneficiaries to Receive Relief Checks Automatically

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced that Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients will have the $1,200 emergency COVID-19 relief checks automatically deposited in their bank accounts just as they would normally receive their SSI benefit. Meanwhile, the Internal…

Special Education Law and COVID-19

By Matt Keister, Esq. The closing of schools due to COVID-19 has raised many legitimate special education law concerns and questions among families of children with special needs. Several of these issues are particularly important and deserve some consideration:     Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)  First, the question of whether schools can meet the continued requirement of…