Who doesn't love summer vacation? But when a child has special needs, all that free time brings challenges. Youngsters who thrive on routine can find schedule changes disorienting. Some may become socially isolated without classes to attend. And, of course, if their life skills and academic work aren't being consistently reinforced, months of hard-won progress [...]
Barbara Marquand, nerdwallet.com
This installment of the Voice was written by Linnea J. Levine who is a Certified Elder Law Attorney in Westport, Connecticut. Her law practice (www.linnealevine.com) focuses on elder law, special needs planning and advocacy including guardian and conservator matters, hospital discharge plan issues, public benefits, trusts and estates and probate. Linnea is a past president of the Connecticut chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and currently serves on the chapter's public policy committee.