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62 min

Let’s Talk Special Needs: Parenting the Older Special Needs Child

Let’s Talk Special Needs: Parenting the Older Special Needs Child

There are unique challenges to parenting older special needs children. Carmen Goldman, founder of the nonprofit Consciousness in Motion Academy, sits down with KnoWEwell hosts Patti Trenchak and Jane Lynn Britton to unpack the hurdles – and joys – of care giving the 18+ special needs child.

Learning Objectives

  • Transition planning
  • Assessments used to determine goals and the skills needed to reach them
  • How to qualify for federal support (Medicaid and SSI)
  • Guardianship and legal matters
  • Wills and estate planning
  • Which is better: ABLE or Special Needs Trust
  • Life after school
  • Tips
  • Resources

*This course is FREE in most KnoWEwell member plans – see this FAQ for details. View all Education Center FAQs here.


Let's Talk Special Needs: Parenting the Older Special Needs Child
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