MISTAKE 4: Procrastinating

Because none of us know when we will die or if we will become incapacitated, it is important to plan for your child with special needs early, just as you would for minor children and other dependents. Unlike most other beneficiaries, your child with special needs may never be able to compensate for your failure to plan. A minor beneficiary without special needs will have the ability to obtain more resources when he or she enters the workforce. Your child with special needs may not have that same opportunity.