Due to the fact that over 75% of adults with a disability live with their aging parents, and one million of those households in the United States are being managed by a parent over the age of 60, planning for the future needs to be discussed. The obstacles to planning for the future can be
Financial challenges related to people with autism to include government programs (Supplemental Security Income SSI), savings accounts, wills, financial planning for therapies and potentially a lifetime of care.
Financial planning for your autistic child’s future can be scary. Learn about Samuel and how his parents took the initiative to start a business to support his future. Meet Samuel Samuel is 24 years old. He was born in Round Rock, Texas. He was diagnosed with PDD-NOS at age four. He began speech and physical
As parents, we want our homes to be an oasis from the world. Before bringing a new baby into our homes, much time is spent lovingly preparing each space to be safe and warm, and we look forward to our children growing into adults there. But what happens when our home is no longer safe
A guide to housing assistance, what autism housing grants and programs are out there, and how families can get support services for their loved ones. Today, I want to talk to you about a way to plan for the not too distant future of our children with autism. Specifically, housing assistance, what autism housing grants
Financial planner Ryan Platt builds on his advice for parents confused about applying for Guardianship for young adults. In the last issue, I began answering questions about Guardianship. A guardian is someone who is legally responsible for the care of another person. As a parent of a child with a diagnosis, it means you stay
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