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Caring for a Child with Special Needs

In Child Custody, Parenting by Elizabeth Stephenson

Our children are always in the forefront of our minds. In fact, they take up an enormous, disproportionate share of our thoughts and emotional energy. This reality can be sobering when your child has special medical needs. Severe psychological conditions, developmental disorders, and acute medical conditions represent the most common categories of special needs that children face. Parents plan their lives around meeting these needs, which can often require around-the-clock supervision and special training, countless appointments with specialists, and can involve frequent hospitalizations. For these reasons, it is incredibly important to work with a lawyer who will fight to make sure that the court is fully aware of your child’s special needs, so that your custody orders leave you in a position to properly care for those needs. Parenting Plan …