How to Provide Child Support for a Special Needs Child

How to Provide Child Support for a Special Needs Child | Don Sinkov

n{3:30 minutes to read} Remember my article on Parents of Special Needs Children are Special, Too? This is a follow-up on that subject. I recently had a case where the parents had a fair amount of money. As part of their Settlement Agreement, they wanted to put aside funds for their special needs child. Their concerns centered around the cost of services he might need at some later date, especially after the age of 21 when child support would ordinarily end. We discussed the amount of money that they could comfortably put aside, but neither the parents nor I were sure of the best way to go about this. I asked them to schedule another mediation session and encouraged them to do research and gather more information. I decided to do the same on my own.

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