Financial Help for Families with Special Needs

Many families don’t realize that there is financial help for families with special needs.  Having a special needs child can be very expensive.  FamilyAffaires.com Contributors Christy Carlson & Debbie Schmidt from Just2Moms know all about this since they have raised two special needs sons who are now grown.

At times you made need a special apparatus, special personal care items and the most common expense, therapy whether it’s occupational or physical therapy. With some many insurance plans reducing coverages, it’s very easy for a special needs family to run out of funs.

Just2Moms tell about state assistance programs and even practical simple ways of saving money. Tune in to hear what these two Moms and Special Need Advocates have learned.

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About Christy Carlson & Debbie Schmidt

Christy Carlson and Debbie Schmidt, are not only great friends, but are both moms of Autistic boys. Together they founded the Autism awareness and acceptance non-profit, Just 2 Moms. They provide education and awareness about Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome (ASD). Their assembly program combines personal stories, a home-made DVD and interactives engaging the audience with a clear understanding of the strengths and challenges a person with Autism might have. Since 2007, the two have been presenting these programs in NJ, PA, DE and NY to schools, civic organizations, businesses, parent groups, churches and synagogues. Debbie is also the facilitator of the Camden/Burlington County Chapter of ASPEN (Asperger Autism Spectrum Education Network) www.aspennj.org www.just2moms.com

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