A New Act to Help Special Needs Families

  Q. My 9-year-old daughter, Noelle, is intellectually disabled. The costs for her therapy and assistive technology are quite high, and we are in the process of applying for government assistance (SSI). Despite our struggles … [Read more...]

Complications: Divorce and Special Needs Children

Divorce is a challenging process for everyone. If you have a child with special needs, the choices you make during a divorce can have lifelong repercussions, both for you and for the child. It is not always in the best interest of … [Read more...]

Parents of Special Needs Kids: Getting Help From Others Without Forfeiting Federal Benefits

Did you know that in the U.S. alone, about 200,000 people under the age of 65 require long term care?  In the D.C. Metro area, about 40,000 children are considered "Special Needs."Many families are unsure how to plan financially … [Read more...]