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March 13, 2018

2018 Medicare Quick Links

It’s so frustrating doing all this research for Medicare… and who has the time? I’ve put together some links that will hopefully make your life a little easier when it comes to Medicare costs, enrollment, etc.   What Medicare Covers 2018 Medicare Cost at a Glance Enrollment Forms Enrollment Status […]
March 13, 2018

Autism & Challenging Behaviors…

Autism and Challenging behaviors Got this from Autism Speaks… great read and reference guide for those ‘moments’ Share your feedback!  
March 12, 2018

What if I didn’t come home today…

Us moms are the GLUE that holds our family together no matter what.  What would happen to your family if you didn’t come home today? How would they replace you? Have you taken the time to put important items in place to make sure that your family can still function if […]
February 22, 2018

Power of Attorney VS Guardianship

I met with one of my attorneys today and was made aware of establishing a Power Of Attorney for my son when he turns 18 if he doesn’t qualify for a disability or guardianship. What a great idea! I would even set up a POA for my other child as […]
February 9, 2018

SPD moms out there???

Has your little one received a diagnosis other than Sensory Processing Disorder? Does that even qualify for any insurance???
February 6, 2018

Does your state qualify for ABLE accounts?

What is an ABLE account? Called the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, the law is now being implemented one state at a time.  So far, 17 states have ABLE programs, according to the ABLE National Resource Center.  However, no matter which state you live in, you can open […]
February 5, 2018

Can I save money for college for my son with special needs?

An alternative to the traditional 529 Plan … The best alternative to a 529 Plan is to simply fund a properly drafted special needs trust for the benefit of a person with special needs. Anyone can establish a special needs trust for the benefit of a child with special needs, […]
February 2, 2018

Signs to look for if you loved one is getting abused….

Abuse can occur despite your best efforts, so it pays to be on the lookout for signs that a person with special needs is being taken advantage of. Here are some things to look for: Physical Abuse: Unexplained bruising or other injuries Poor hygiene Improperly cared for injuries or infections […]
March 13, 2018

2018 Medicare Quick Links

It’s so frustrating doing all this research for Medicare… and who has the time? I’ve put together some links that will hopefully make your life a little easier when it comes to Medicare costs, enrollment, etc.   What Medicare Covers 2018 Medicare Cost at a Glance Enrollment Forms Enrollment Status […]
March 13, 2018

Autism & Challenging Behaviors…

Autism and Challenging behaviors Got this from Autism Speaks… great read and reference guide for those ‘moments’ Share your feedback!  
March 12, 2018

What if I didn’t come home today…

Us moms are the GLUE that holds our family together no matter what.  What would happen to your family if you didn’t come home today? How would they replace you? Have you taken the time to put important items in place to make sure that your family can still function if […]
February 22, 2018

Power of Attorney VS Guardianship

I met with one of my attorneys today and was made aware of establishing a Power Of Attorney for my son when he turns 18 if he doesn’t qualify for a disability or guardianship. What a great idea! I would even set up a POA for my other child as […]
February 9, 2018

SPD moms out there???

Has your little one received a diagnosis other than Sensory Processing Disorder? Does that even qualify for any insurance???
February 6, 2018

Does your state qualify for ABLE accounts?

What is an ABLE account? Called the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, the law is now being implemented one state at a time.  So far, 17 states have ABLE programs, according to the ABLE National Resource Center.  However, no matter which state you live in, you can open […]
February 5, 2018

Can I save money for college for my son with special needs?

An alternative to the traditional 529 Plan … The best alternative to a 529 Plan is to simply fund a properly drafted special needs trust for the benefit of a person with special needs. Anyone can establish a special needs trust for the benefit of a child with special needs, […]
February 2, 2018

Signs to look for if you loved one is getting abused….

Abuse can occur despite your best efforts, so it pays to be on the lookout for signs that a person with special needs is being taken advantage of. Here are some things to look for: Physical Abuse: Unexplained bruising or other injuries Poor hygiene Improperly cared for injuries or infections […]