Because we inherently respect wisdom from our elders, we often don’t question their advice even if the conditions have changed. The recommendation to disinherit a special needs child from their parent’s estate is emblematic of why old advice dies hard and why what is common may no longer be relevant. It is worth our time to identify what has changed.
The ability to provide for a loved one after they are gone is perhaps the biggest concern shared by parents of special needs children. Disabled Adult Child (DAC) benefits are not well known but are critically important for Special Needs Families