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  • Bill Signed Removing 'Mentally Retarded' From Federal Laws
    Bill Signed Removing 'Mentally Retarded' From Federal Laws

    President Obama has signed into law a bill eliminating use of the phrase “mentally retarded” from all federal law. The the law is named Rosa’s Law after the Maryland 8-year-old with Down syndrome ...

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  • Autism Awareness Month: A Call to Compassion
    Autism Awareness Month: A Call to Compassion

    April is Autism Awareness month, and a perfect time to teach your children about compassion in the classroom. Compassion and autism: How your child can change the world of school for an autistic ...

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  • What Is a Special Needs Trust & Do I Need One?
    What Is a Special Needs Trust & Do I Need One?

    There are many different types of trusts, including living trusts, testamentary trusts, revocable and irrevocable trusts, and special needs trusts. It can be difficult to know what type of trust is ...

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  • The Future and Security of your Son or Daughter (What is Special Needs Planning)
    The Future and Security of your Son or Daughter (What is Special Needs Planning)

    It is our hope that this brochure will motivate you to begin planning for yourself and the special needs of your loved one with a disability TODAY! No one wants to think about their own mortality or ...

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  • A Disabled Child Adds Uncertainty to Estate Planning BY LYNN ASINOF
    A Disabled Child Adds Uncertainty to Estate Planning BY LYNN ASINOF

    Estate planning when you have a disabled child is like trying to construct a safety net while gazing into a crystal ball. Will your child be able to function as a fully independent adult or need some ...

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  • Special Needs Trusts Permissible Distributions
    Special Needs Trusts Permissible Distributions

    The trustee may utilize any of the foregoing listing for expenditures from the trust. The following list of non-support items is provided for purposes of description and shall not limit the trustee in ...

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