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Developing Life Skills With Autism-One Pizza Order at a Time

Developing Life Skills With Autism-One Pizza Order at a Time https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/developing-life-skills-with-autism/

Friday night was pizza night. This tradition began when Dylan was in middle school and the increased social pressures and new academic pressures conspired to totally “unglue” him. By Friday, he was an exhausted wreck, and frankly, so was I. Middle school is difficult for most children. It was close to unbearable for Dylan.  It […]

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How Do ABLE Accounts and Third Party Special Needs Trust Compare?

How Do ABLE Accounts and Third Party Special Needs Trust Compare? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/able-accounts-and-special-needs/

Could you compare, from a high level, ABLE accounts and a Third Party Special Needs Trust? From a high-level perspective, ABLE accounts and Third Party Special Needs Trust are the same in one main way, any money positioned in these accounts are not counted as a resource when an individual with a disability applies for […]

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How Do I Know How Much Money to Leave My Child With Autism?

How Do I Know How Much Money to Leave My Child With Autism? http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/how-much-money-to-leave-child-with-autism

Question:  “We have three children, and only one of our children has autism. How do we know the amount of money we need to provide for each of our children?” It is very common to feel uneasy about determining the amount of money that your child with autism may need for a lifetime of support […]

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Finding the Special Needs Trust That’s Right for Your Family

Finding the Special Needs Trust That's Right for Your Family http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-needs-trust-autism-family

Question: “My husband and I have been researching special needs trust, and we have realized there are multiple types. Would you mind describing the types of special needs trusts that exist and the reasons for each? Answer: You are correct. Special Needs Trust is a broad term that can comprise various types of trusts.  We […]

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Future Independence for Special Needs Linked to Technology and Money

Future Independence for Special Needs Linked to Technology and Money http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-needs-technology-and-money/

As parents guide their children through the stages of life, there comes a point where adulthood becomes ever so real. That time usually comes somewhere between 14 and 17 years old, when parents realize their child will become an adult and will no longer be attending school. For some of those young adults, they may […]

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What You Need to Know About Special Needs Advocacy and Money

What You Need to Know About Special Needs Advocacy and Money https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-needs-advocacy-money

Nothing ever seems to change unless people force the change to occur. An advocate is a person who speaks, writes, or pleads for his/herself or on behalf of another. We have seen fierce advocacy in the special needs community throughout history, and this advocacy began with families fighting for the civil rights of their loved […]

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Issue 71 – Navigating A New Year

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Why Not Pledge to Cut Yourself Some Slack In the New Year? The father of a young, nonverbal boy compassionately reviews the true value of new year’s resolutions. James Guttman Easy Ways to Add Simple Communication Strategies to a Kid’s Life A speech-language pathologist, parent […]

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