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Category: Special Needs

Prior Proper Estate Planning Eases Stress of the Unknown

By: SGW
Jul 11, 2018
(This article is part two of a multi-part series: Estate Plan Development for Parents of Children with Special Needs)   The basic premise of this article holds true regardless of...

Organization: 1st Step to Estate Planning for Families with Special Needs

By: SGW
Jun 12, 2018
It’s never too late to plan for the future when you have a child with disabilities. While it’s easy to feel that the future is far away and there will...

SGW Webinar: “Preparing Your Special Needs Child for Adulthood” – March 1

By: SGW
Feb 12, 2018
Did you know that the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) offers services that will assist your child with special needs as they mature into adulthood? Indeed. many services...

How to avoid the 10 biggest mistakes made at IEP meetings

By: SGW
Dec 1, 2017
When you are preparing for what may very well be one of the most important meetings of your life, it’s important to be prepared. Join Sussan, Greenwald & Wesler Attorney...

7 facts you need to know about ADHD

By: SGW
Oct 23, 2017
1. ADHD is Real Nearly every mainstream medical, psychological, and educational organization in the United States long ago concluded that Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a real, brain-based medical disorder. These organizations...

What is a Sensory Processing Disorder?

By: SGW
Oct 19, 2017
Does your child crash into walls? Does she throw a tantrum when you try to brush her teeth? Does he cover his ears in a crowded amusement park or shy...

6 back-to-school planning tips for your child with special needs

By: SGW
Aug 21, 2017
Written by  Sussan, Greenwald & Wesler For a few glorious weeks each year, classrooms are replaced with trips to the Shore, and your family’s summer vacation makes waiting for the...

6 Inclusive summer programming options in NJ to check out

By: SGW
Jul 6, 2017
Written by  Sussan, Greenwald & Wesler If you’re still considering summer programming options for your child with special needs, here are six wonderful camps/summer schools in New Jersey that can...

5 Things to consider when choosing a guardian to name in your Will

By: SGW
Jun 8, 2017
Written by  Sussan, Greenwald & Wesler Choosing a guardian to name in your Will When handing your will and estate planning, one of the most important decisions you’ll have to...

Does my child need an extended school year?

By: SGW
Mar 8, 2017
Written by  Mariann Crincoli, Esq. An extended school year (ESY) refers to educational programming beyond the required 180-day school year for students with disabilities who are eligible. Although every student...