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Estate Planning for Gifts by Parents to Special Needs Children

Trusts are good vehicles to hold gifts by parents to their children who have disabilities and who have qualified for programs and benefits based on indigency. The Trust can allow a third person to be Trustee after the parents' death and to give that person discretion in making distributions for...

Apple iPad Apps Designed To Assist Children With Special Needs

By Sabrina Winters With the introduction of the iPad, applications (also known as "Apps") some extraordinary Apps have been developed, in particular Apps that can improve the daily lives of children with special needs. Many of these can be found in a Special Education Section of their...

New Bill Would Help Special Needs Children of Military Retirees

If it becomes law, a new bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives will provide greater financial security to special needs children of retired military personnel. House Bill 4329, The Disabled Military Child Protection Act, would allow military retirees who participate in the Survivor Benefit...