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How to Gather Information to Include in a Letter of Intent

How to Gather Information to Include in a Letter of Intent

You read online or heard from your lawyer that you should write a “letter of intent” for your child with special needs. But you have no idea where to start. Your daily life is busy and sometimes chaotic, and sitting …
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What You Need to Know Before Your Child with Special Needs Turns 18

What You Need to Know Before Your Child with Special Needs Turns 18

Don’t wait until your child with special needs turns age 18 to begin planning. Becoming a legal adult leads to many changes in available benefits, needs, and your ability to act on your child’s behalf. Here are just a few …
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Who Can Make Decisions for a Minor Child with Special Needs?

Who Can Make Decisions for a Minor Child with Special Needs

If you are in the position of making decisions for a minor with special needs, you may wonder who besides you can make these often-difficult decisions. Generally, parents are the only ones who can decide things for their children. If …
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