Category Archives: Legal & Planning

What You Need to Know about Selecting Professionals for Special Needs Financial and Estate Planning

For parents of dependent children with disabilities, the importance of proper financial and estate planning is far more significant than merely focusing on investment or income tax planning. Many youn...

Department of Education Outlines “Best Practices” for Restraint and Seclusion of Students with Special Needs

In December 2016, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the US Department of Education released a significant policy statement on the subject of restraint and seclusion at school. The OCR is the divisio...

Divorced Parents and Special Needs Financial Planning: Four Things You Should Know

Raising a child with a disability puts a lot of strain on a marriage. The ongoing challenges of medical, educational, financial, and caregiving can create a lot of tension between parents. Individual...