Is your advisor competent to help you with your child's special needs plan? I know it’s not breaking news to you that planning for your child’s future can feel overwhelming, frustrating, and confusing at times. Often, negative emotions such as these can paralyze families—preventing them from making any future planning decisions at all. How are … Continue reading 5 Disappointing Realities Planning Professionals Don’t Want You To Know
Families across the country have shared with our team that they know that they need to plan for the future. They’ve been reminded of that reality over and over again by well-meaning professionals. But these families often share with us that they feel stuck in their current circumstances and incapable of moving beyond that to … Continue reading 5 Reasons Families Don’t Create A Special Needs Plan…And What To Do About It
Written by: Phillip C. Clark, Founder and President, ENABLE Special Needs Planning We had the best intentions... Our family had the best intentions. We strived to create a great future for my younger sister, Sarah, who has Down syndrome, no matter what future events would transpire. For weeks, we endured many hours of emotional conversations. … Continue reading The Biggest Planning Mistake Our Family Made…
Phillip C. Clark, Founder & President, ENABLE Special Needs Planning Written by: Phillip C. Clark, Founder & President, ENABLE Special Needs Planning In today’s culture, images and stories of success are at our fingertips 24/7 through social media. It’s easy to get caught up in comparing ourselves to others. On the one hand, social media … Continue reading Special Needs Planning: How Should We Measure Success?
Author: Phillip C. Clark, Founder and President, ENABLE Special Needs Planning, LLC Consider these statements… “My child won’t ever be able to do ____.” “We need to figure out how we are going to support our child when we, as parents, are gone.” “How can we make sure our government benefits cover all of … Continue reading Special Needs Planning: Why the Traditional Planning Industry has it ALL BACKWARDS