Category: Teens and Adults Article – Life After High School

ABLE Accounts

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014 is a tax-advantaged savings program designed for eligible people with…

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Job Skills

Working gives people the opportunity to show their abilities, take pride in their accomplishments, and contribute to the community. While…

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Government Resources and Obligations

All men must register for Selective Service (aka the Draft), even men with autism, unless they are institutionalized. Are Disabled…

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Legal Planning and Special Needs Trusts

Proper planning for your child’s future requires documentation, and all of these require a lawyer. Last Will and TestamentDescribes how…

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Guardianships and Conservatorships

It seems like just yesterday that my son was toddling around on unsteady legs and poof, now he’s almost a…

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Vocational Rehabilitation

Another Big Date Blink. Now your child is turning 22. What are the options when the school bus stops coming for…

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Housing

There are several types of housing options available. A disabled adult can live on their own, if able, in houses or…

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College Programs and Funding

There are many programs to help your child attend and succeed at college. TIP! If you are going to apply for…

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State Identification and Real ID

When a person turns 18, they need to obtain a state identification card. Typically, a person’s driver’s license serves as…

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Prepping Your Teen for College

Yes, college is a real possibility for many with autism. My daughter is a senior in high school this year…

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