Recent News from UCPSA

Social Security Disability Benefits

Filing for Social Security Disability Benefits Caring for an individual with a serious health condition or disability often requires a certain level of financial stability. Unfortunately, not all families can afford to care for the special health care needs of a loved one. In circumstances such as these, you may want to look into filing for Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers disability benefits to individuals who cannot work due to...

UCP Launches New Online Resource for Kids & Parents

When Kristen Fitzgerald lost two of her children to catastrophic illnesses, she pledged to redirect the anguish of her tragic experiences toward easing the suffering of seriously ill children and helping parents avoid the struggle of finding resources and emotional support for their own children. She founded “Brave Kids,” an online portal for information and support, and now, almost 12 years later to the day, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) has molded Fitzgerald’s vision of love...