Financial Security for a Special Needs Child

Q. Our 11-year-old son, Nathan, has autism and will likely need care for the rest of his life. This has put quite an emotional and financial strain on my husband and me. My parents, who are wealthy, are willing to help, but we've … [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...]