Special needs planning begins long before the child turns 18. It is a process that you must start as soon as possible. However, there is a lot of confusion floating around the concept of special needs planning.
This is where attorney Julia Nickerson became invested in helping families who have loved ones with special needs. Ms. Nickerson’s sole purpose is to prepare families from the beginning and ensure they are taking the right steps forward. The book One Evolution at a Time does just that. It is a resource for parents, family, or friends to prepare them for all the winding obstacles they may face.
The Special Needs Forum hosts a series of events throughout of the school year that can help you plan for your loved one with special needs. If you missed an event or were unable to attend, this book was created as a planning guide to assist through the steps that must be taken in regards to government benefits, transition at age 18, financial planning, special needs trusts, and much more.
For more information and resources on planning for your loved one with special needs, browse through our website at specialneedsforum.org.