In our previous post, we began discussing ways parents can plan for the care of their disabled children. We mentioned special needs trusts as a great way to provide support for such children without harming their ability to qualify for government benefits down the road.
Planning for the care of disabled children is an issue that affects many parents. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 12 percent of the population has a severe mental or physical disability. That is not a small amount.