Ask the Expert: Is My Child With Learning Disabilities Being Accorded Test-Taking Accommodations?
Children with learning disabilities can be granted extra time for test taking to accommodate their needs. Rachel Asher, Esq. and Julie Gaughran, Esq., of Asher, Gaughran LLP offer tips to make sure those accommodations are honored, fair treatment for children with learning disabilities, and how to become a better advocate.
Special Needs Trusts FAQs and Online Resources
It's important for parents to set aside savings for their children, and especially essential for parents to save for their children with special needs. An option to consider when figuring out how to pay for medical costs and hospital care for your child with special needs are special needs trusts. Here, frequently asked questions about special needs trusts are answered by an attorney.
How Will The Affordable Care Act Affect People with Disabilities?
With the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," implemented under President Barack Obama, here is how these changes to the nation's health care plan will affect families and people with special needs and disabilities.
Special Needs Trusts: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
If you're thinking of creating a special needs trust or supplemental needs trust for a loved one, first read these answers to frequently asked questions, including how to set up the trust, who can access it, and what benefits an SNT has compared to other options.
Local Student-Athletes Awarded with Scholarships
Four high school student-athletes in the New York City area won scholarships in recognition of their leadership and ability to make the game better.
How to Create Work-Life Balance and Avoid Burnout (or Do a Good Job Faking It)
A New York lawyer, mom of three, and work-life balance expert shares her insights on how to be there for your kids and enjoy time with your family while holding down a full-time job.
Autism Speaks Releases IEP Guide for Parents
A new Individualized Education Programs (IEP) guide helps parents of children with special needs understand the legal rights of students with disabilities and offers advice on how to get special education services and form an IEP for your child.
New Special Needs Website Helps Parents Understand Their Child's Legal Rights
A new website launched by Littman Krooks, a law firm that specializes in special needs planning and special education advocacy, helps parents understand their child's legal rights.
How Can Moms Avoid Stress During the Holiday Season? - Advice from the Experts in Brooklyn
We asked local experts - including psychologists and family therapists - for their best advice on how moms can de-stress during the holiday season and all year round.
Celebrity Parents Jorge & Laura Posada
Read about this inspirational couple with a new book on family fitness.