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
One of the joys of having my sister, Sarah, in my life is the ability to connect with others who share similar passions through our unique life experiences. I am always encouraged when I meet other siblings who feel just as proud of their brother or sister as I do of Sarah. Down syndrome has … Continue reading Meet Julia and Michael
If you’re reading this post, it’s probably not the first time you’ve thought about Special Needs Planning. You may have read a handful of books on the topic. Many people in your life may have told you it is important to start planning as early as possible. Maybe, you have started the process of planning … Continue reading 3 Emotions That Stall Your Special Needs Planning Process… and 1 Secret to Overcome Them All
Now that you’re familiar with all FIVE areas of Comprehensive Special Needs Planning it’s time to evaluate how you’re doing with your own planning process. Click the link below to use our Special Needs Planning self-assessment tool to evaluate how well planned you are, including areas where you’re well planned and areas where there may be … Continue reading Take the Quiz: How Well Planned Are You?
Legal Planning is an essential element of a Comprehensive Special Needs Plan and is likely one of the areas you’re most familiar with. It’s vital to get this step right, but Legal Planning is not where I begin planning conversations with my clients. And it’s not where I encourage you to begin your planning process … Continue reading Legal Planning: Are You Prepared for The Future? Age 18 and Beyond…