Podcast: The Disabled Child Benefit – Why Planners Overlook It

This podcast explores the basics of the Disabled Child Benefit, which is available through Social Security to parents of a child living with a disability. This podcast serves as a technical resource for financial advisors working with special needs families. It combines details from the Social Security Administration about the value of the benefit and how to apply, as well as the perspective of an experienced financial advisor and a retired general agent. After listening to the podcast, advisors should be better suited to explain the available benefits to their clients and understand how to ensure their successful application.