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Transition Plans Support Adolescents With Disabilities

One in five families in the United States care for children with special needs. The United Disability Services Foundation identifies several barriers young adults with disabilities encounter when reaching adulthood. These include such difficulties as finding employment, seeking

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Thinking About “Guardianship”?

Parents considering Guardianship often ask us whether it is appropriate for their special needs child, not always realizing there are many other options. We take that question as our cue to discuss “Decision Making Considerations”

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What Is a Ward of the State?

A ward of the state is a person under the government’s protection. Children and adults with cognitive disabilities can become wards of the state when they lack a competent parent or trusted person to look

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