Caring for someone with special needs.
Having a child with special needs can bring added challenges and joys to your life, as well as unique estate planning concerns for you and your family. According to Disabled World over a billion people—around 15% of the world's population—live with a disability.
If you or someone close to you is raising a child with special needs, it can be overwhelming. But, you don’t have to go through it alone. In our new five-part series, “Caring for someone with special needs,” we’ve highlighted the essential tools, resources, financial assistance programs, legal documentation, and seasoned professionals you’ll need to consult to help protect your loved one’s financial future.
Part 1: Where do you start?
Part 2: A look at federal and state programs.
Part 3: Special Needs Trust–Finding the right professional to help.
Part 4: Assessing the costs of care.
Part 5: Guardianship and finding peace of mind.