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Education and Schools

Learn about everything, from what exactly special education is to your child’s legal rights in preschool through high school.

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Family Support

You and your family aren’t alone—there are other parents who have lived through similar experiences.

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You can help your child learn to take responsibility for themself in so many ways. We’re here to help you and your child through the transition process.

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Planning for Tax Day

September 21, 2023 | By: Family to Family Network

When you have a child with a disability, you may have some expenses throughout the year that qualify for a deduction or credit on your tax return. Don’t wait until April to understand what’s required to support these claims.

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Preparing for the Unexpected (English)

Emergencies can be even harder to navigate for parents of a child with a disability, especially when their child needs special healthcare equipment. For Maureen and her son George, who is paralyzed from the neck down and requires total care, emergency preparedness entails much more than stocking food and water. Parents of children with disabilities must plan ahead and prepare for worst-case scenarios. Maureen shares her story of how she was able to find backup power sources to keep George’s healthcare equipment working during a power outage.

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