LEGAL

Providing for a Child with Special Needs—Long Term: A Three-Part Plan Feb 4, 2013

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 daunting thoughts. Some choose to postpone planning rather than address the difficult reality that faces them. However, early, careful planning can secure a disabled child's future, long after his or her parents are no longer around. READ MORE

Please Don’t Pitch Those Records! May 17, 2011

BY JANET L. LOWDER, JD, CELA, AND MARY B. MCKEE, JD

Special Needs Alliance

The season for filling out tax returns and gearing up for spring cleaning arrived. Your local newspaper has published a chart showing how long tax records should be kept and you are ready to pitch those messy boxes of older medical and school records. Hold on. READ MORE

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