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For parents who have a child with special needs, planning for their loved one’s life after they themselves are gone can be overwhelming. Breaking the process down into manageable parts and working with specialized professionals and companies can help.
“The three main structures a family should put in place to provide future protection for their child relate to money management, self-care and housing,” said certified financial planner Michael Beloff, partner and Chartered Special Needs Consultant with Belvedere Wealth Partners in Stamford, Connecticut.
Money management: If the child receives government benefits, such as Supplemental Security Income or Medicaid,…