HUD KICKS OFF FAIR HOUSING MONTH 2016 BY LAUNCHING NATIONAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN THAT DEPICTS SHARED OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today kicked off Fair Housing Month 2016 with the launch of a new national media campaign that helps the public to envision what communities with shared opportunity for all might look like. The new campaign is designed to further educate the public about their housing rights […]

African-American Children with Disabilities

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE & DENTISTRY BY H. BARRY WALDMAN DDS, MPH, PHD, STEVEN P. PERLMAN DDS, MSCD, DHL (HON), AND MISHA GAREY, DDS “New census estimates foretell profound demographic change for the country.” 1 INTRODUCTION The majority of births in the United States are now by Hispanic, black and Asian mothers. It is evident that nationwide, white Americans will become a minority within about three decades and will “…be reliant on younger minorities […]

ABLE Accounts: 10 Things You Should Know

ABLE Accounts: 10 Things You Should Know What is an ABLE account? ABLE Accounts, which are tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families, will be created as a result of the passage of the Stephen Beck Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 or better known as the ABLE Act. The beneficiary of the account is the account owner, and income earned by the accounts will not be taxed. Contributions […]