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Protecting the Financial Future of Your Child with Autism

Parents of children with autism know that just getting through day-to-day life requires careful planning. Many parents do not consider that financial planning for their child with autism also requires careful and special planning, especially when the child may not be able to support or care for...

The Costs of Raising a Teenage Son with Autism

Researchers at the Children’s Institute, a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the University of Rochester, NY, studied the connection between autism and the hemorrhage of cash a family endures when one of their own has the condition. “It’s a disorder that seems to have an impact on...

Special Needs Family Planning – Ten Questions When Planning for Financial Security

What is the sign of a good decision?® It’s clarifying what you want to achieve, what you value and how uncertainties affect plans and aspirations – turning plans into action and goals into reality.   Ten Questions and Answers   When thinking about how to protect your...

Planning for Your Child with Special Needs

One of the most challenging issues facing parents of children with special needs is planning for their child’s future without them. Planning the finances for a child with special needs deserves special attention from the child’s parents, grandparents and other relatives. With ever-changing laws...