In Case You Missed This: Adopting A Child With Special Needs

In case you missed this: Adopting a Child with Special Needs By Mary L. Waltari, Esq. There's a growing need by children with disabilities for permanent, loving homes. If you think you're ready to adopt a child with special needs, it's important to the child, yourself and your family to research the financial, educational, medical and [...]


Adopting a Child with Special Needs

By Jennifer L. Lile, CELA There are up to 134,000 children with "special needs" awaiting permanent homes, according to the National Adoption Center, and the demand is growing. In the context of foster care and child welfare, "special needs" refers not only to a child who has disabilities, but to children whose risk factors for [...]


Fixing a Flawed Special Needs Estate Plan

You are reading The Voice, a newsletter published by The Special Needs Alliance. Our purpose is to provide information--and answers--about special needs planning for family members and professionals. We hope this newsletter helps you. We would love to hear your questions, suggestions and comments; please feel free to e-mail us. We also encourage you to forward our newsletter to others who might benefit from the information here, or who might have similar questions.