Category Archives: Special Needs Planning

Strategies, tips and discussions about how to plan for a child with special needs.

This Strategy Saved Us Thousands on Healthcare

Do you have a child or other family member that requires significantly more medical care than the rest of the family?   I do.  My daughter Ruby has Down syndrome.  While her medical care isn’t very expensive now that she’s 5 years old, her therapy expenses still are.  If we paid out-of-pocket for all of…
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Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE)

In a historic development for individuals with disabilities and their families, President Obama enacted the Achieve a Better Life Experience Act, better known as the ABLE Act, this past December. The bipartisan act was sponsored by Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Richard Burr (R-NC), passing the House 404-17 and the Senate 76-16. "[Individuals with disabilities]…
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