Clancy & Associates Ltd. is Illinois's only full-service special needs planning law firm dedicated to supporting individuals with special needs and their families. Our mission is to help families protect and empower their loved ones with a disability through streamlined, comprehensive planning. We use our innovative full-service approach to both identify opportunities and secure solutions and benefits for our clients at our Firm. We “keep watch” for families so they can attend to the daily priorities of their loved one’s life and leave the legal planning to us.

In this newsletter, you will meet our new team members, learn about new SSI legislation, transition law, upcoming firm events, and other valuable resources.
Welcome to the August Newsletter!
August 2021
Featured News
SSI Restoration Act
The SSI Restoration Act of 2021 was introduced to the House and Senate in June. The Act if passed will increase the infamous $2,000 asset limit to $10,000.
An Introduction to SSI
Because SSI's income and resource limits are so restrictive, it pays to know the basics about the program before deciding whether it is right for you or your family member.
HB 40 Passes - Families Rejoice!
This is great news for families! We are here to help you make the most of your child's last year of transition and prepare for adult services.
Around the Office
Meet Jennifer A. Sabourin
Jennifer A. Sabourin Education/Associate Attorney brings 11 years of experience as a Special Education Administrator and special education teacher. She can help you navigate the confusing IEP maze and your legal planning needs.
Upcoming Events

September 9, 2021

Our very own Katie Clancy will be speaking virtually to the Collaborative Divorce Illinois Practice (CDI) group at 4:30p.m. about Special Needs Planning Issues in Divorce. 

September 29, 2021

Our popular annual Letter of Intent Clinic is back! Please join us via Webinar to learn how to write this important document. Reservations are required and "seats" are going fast. Register here

October 6, 2021

C&A is proud to participate in to this year's Options Fair. This event will be virtual from
6p.m. to 8p.m.
Be sure to check out our Events Page regularly for more fall events.
Other Resources What's New
Resources We Value...
At Clancy & Associates, Ltd. we enjoy sharing information about agencies that help our families. C.I.T.Y. of Support stands for Children in Therapy and You. This group is a great resource for parents, as their website includes a directory, events, and other helpful information. Check out their website for upcoming events and to learn more.
Planning for individuals with special needs and their families.