What Can a Special Needs Trust Be Used for?

Special Needs Trust

Any parent with a special needs child worries about what will happen to them when they, the parents, die or can no longer provide care. Many mentally or physically disabled children will go on to lead long and full lives, well after we pass on. Before we are gone, though, there are steps we can…

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5 Possible Barriers to Education for Students with Disabilities

Students with Disabilities

Disabilities come in all shapes and sizes; just like students! Whether a student was born with a disability or acquired it later in life; whether the disability is physical or developmental, students with disabilities continue to face tremendous barriers when attempting to access their fundamental right to a basic and reasonable education. Let’s be clear:…

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Social Security Benefits for Disabled Children

Social Security Benefits

If you have a disabled child, there are social security benefits available to you if the child meets the requirements outlined by the Social Security Administration (SSA). These Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments are typically given out to people over the age of 65, the blind, and the disabled.  Once a child attains the age of…

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Manage the Cost through Special Needs Trust

special needs trust

A special needs child born to parents in Arizona often will require many services that can cost millions to deliver over the child’s lifetime. Managing this extreme bill requires careful planning and structuring. It can be daunting but it is not insurmountable. What Parents of Special Needs Children Need to Know A tool that is…

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