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  • Posted September 11, 2020

Special Needs Trusts Are NOT Plans

All too often I will have someone tell me they have a “plan”, because they’ve gotten their Special …

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  • Posted September 11, 2020

7 Things Parents Can Do To Help Their Autistic Teen Drive

Driving is one of the most important milestones an individual achieves in a lifetime. It symbolizes many things: …

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  • Posted September 5, 2020

Special Needs Insurance is not a Plan

All too often we see so many who consider themselves Special Needs Planners Are really just special needs …

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  • Posted September 5, 2020

What Is A Special Needs Advisor

We coined the term Special Needs Advisor to highlight the difference between what we are doing and what …

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  • Posted September 3, 2020

Theft from SNT Highlights Value of Using a Professional Trustee

A New Jersey man has been charged with stealing $330,000 from the special needs trust (SNT) of a …

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  • Posted September 1, 2020

Stimulus Payments and ABLE Accounts

One good thing that we have noticed lately is an increased uptick in ABLE account stimulus inquires. This …

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  • Posted August 18, 2020

Here’s Why You Should STOP Using Functioning Labels

If you know someone with autism or an intellectual disability, you’ve probably heard them described as high or …

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  • Posted August 17, 2020

Autism Person Coach Interview

Andrew Komarow joins Autism Personal Coach on this episode of Autism Stories to discuss why self employment may …

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  • Posted August 17, 2020

How to Be a Self-Advocate in the Autism Community

Self-advocacy is an important concept in both the autism and disability communities. The idea of taking an active …

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  • Posted July 31, 2020

Technology for Job Seekers with Disabilities

Written by guest author Patrick Young from AbleUSA.info.

The Americans with Disabilities Act makes it illegal for employers …

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