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Becoming an Adult: Legal and Financial Planning

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Becoming an Adult: Legal and Financial Planning

There are many changes that occur as a child with a disability or with special health care needs becomes a legal adult and families need to know their options. This video addresses Health Care Power of Attorney, Health surrogacy laws and legal guardianship. Additionally, information about estate and long-term planning is explained, so young adults with special health care needs and their families can make sure they know how to access the benefits they are eligible for in adulthood. Special needs trusts and letters of intent are discussed.
  • Author: Nemours Health and Preventative Services, with funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Duration: 11 minutes
  • Date Posted: 12/6/2013
  • Topics: Guardianship, Financial Planning, Person-Centered Planning, Special Needs Trust

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