Developing Money Handling Skills

As you become more confident in your son or daughter’s ability to handle the responsibility and he or she becomes more confident in their ability to handle the transactions, decrease your involvement. Many parents of young adults with learning disabilities are concerned about their son or daughter’s weak skills in money handling. They are rightfully concerned about their ability to handle purchases in stores – having enough money at the register to pay for purchases, […]


Home Renovation Resources: Help in Making Your Home Your Home

Is your home user friendly? For all the people in your family? Is it practical for your family member with special needs? Whether it needs simple changes or major ones, home renovation – rather than a move to a new place – might be the answer. And resources abound to help you make the makeover. “In my experience, people renovate a home to help a family member with special needs gain one of two things: […]

Ontario Family Awarded Keys to New Wheelchair Accessible MV-1 Vehicle

Ontario Family Awarded Keys to New Wheelchair Accessible MV-1 Vehicle Aug 1, 2014 Mobility Ventures LLC, the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association and MV-1 Canada Join Forces to Change Lives TORONTO, July 31, 2014 – A deserving family from Sudbury, Ontario, yesterday was awarded a new, universally accessible MV-1 vehicle, made by Mobility Ventures, LLC, an AM General Company, after entering the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Associations’ (NMEDA) National Mobility Awareness Month’s (NMAM) “Local Heroes […]

Providing for a Child with Special Needs—Long Term: A Three-Part Plan

By Andrew M. Cohen, Esq. Originally published in EP Magazine November 2012 Each part of the plan plays a distinct and important role in the care of a child with a physical, mental or emotional disability. For many families with a special needs child, no matter what his or her age, the questions concerning who will take care of the child in the future and the source of the money to support that child, are […]