Creating a Long-Term Financial Plan for Your Child with Autism
Raising your child with autism who will require long-term support can be overwhelming. There are legal and financial matters to consider, your child’s individual needs, and the effect all your decisions will have on everyone else in the family. How do you READ MORE
Does Down Syndrome Qualify for IHSS?
Raising a child with Down syndrome who requires constant supervision is difficult even in the best of times. And if you are struggling financially, it can seem even more daunting. You have to work and pay the bills, but your child needs 24-hour care. How do READ MORE
Does My Child Qualify for Special Education?
Raising a child with special needs can be a complex and demanding job. You manage your child’s wellbeing and development while maintaining the rest of your family’s life. Giving your child that extra care so he or she can succeed at school can sometimes READ MORE
How to Get IHSS to Help Raise your Child with Autism
Raising a child with autism who requires constant supervision is difficult even in the best of times. And if you are struggling financially, it can seem even more overwhelming. You have to work and pay the bills, but your child needs 24-hour care. How do you READ MORE
I Was Denied IHSS. How Do I Appeal?
If you are the parent of a child who has autism, Down Syndrome, or another type of developmental disability, you may qualify for financial assistance, including IHSS. This program in California can allow you to be paid up to $3,000 a month as your child’s READ MORE
Can I Get Financial Help to Ease the Costs of Raising My Child with Special Needs?
Today, it is estimated that a quarter of U.S. households have a member with special needs. More than 8% of kids under 15 have a disability, and half of those are deemed severe. Parents who have children with special needs share one thing: the massive cost of READ MORE
How to Support Your Child with Autism Going Back to School After COVID-19
To say that schools have changed a lot in the past year and a half is an understatement. And, as a result, our kids need to learn new rules and routines. For children on the autism spectrum (ASD) the return to school after COVID-19 presents many challenges, READ MORE
Does My Child Qualify for an IEP?
As your child goes back to school, it’s important to know his or her education options, especially if he or she has disabilities. Children with delayed skills or other disabilities might be eligible for special services that provide individualized education READ MORE