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How Pandemic Restrictions are Affecting Children With Special Needs and Their Families

Although the pandemic has disrupted the world, social and educational restrictions have affected children with developmental disabilities more intensely than most people. Special needs children often do better with structured daily routines, specific types of social interaction, and rigid sleep …
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What Is the Ligas Consent Decree? Will It Help My Child?

What Is the Ligas Consent Decree? Will It Help My Child?

The Ligas Consent Degree is a legal agreement that could help your child with special needs receive community services, instead of institutional care. To best understand your child’s rights to certain services, it will be helpful to understand a little …
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What Are Medicaid HCBS Waivers? Why They Are So Important, Especially for Adults With Special Needs

What Are Medicaid HCBS Waivers? Why They Are So Important, Especially for Adults With Special Needs?

If you are working on getting services for your child with special needs, you may have heard about Medicaid HCBS waivers. You may not realize how important getting an appropriate HCBS waiver is for adults with special needs. What Are …
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Just Moved to Illinois with Your Child with Special Needs? What You Need to Know

Just Moved to Illinois with Your Child with Special Needs? What You Need to Know

If you have just moved to Illinois and have a child with special needs, you need to take action now to ensure your child gets vital services. You also need to make sure that your child and your family are …
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Our Personal Experience Drives Our Legal Practice

Our Personal Experience Drives Our Legal Practice

When our firm’s founder Brian Rubin began practicing special needs future planning, he drew on his personal experience. Brian’s son Mitchell has autism and other diagnosed special needs. He was born in 1981, and Brian has focused solely on helping …
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