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Would Someone Please Tell Me About Guardianship And How To Get It Done Before An Autistic Child Turns 18?

Would Someone Please Tell Me About Guardianship And How To Get It Done Before An Autistic Child Turns 18?

Now that my twin granddaughters are going to turn 18 in July, every govt program, every doctor, ever therapist, everybody is asking about guardianship and do we have it. It caught us off guard and totally by surprise. Does it involve money and what about those on SSI who have no money but need to file for guardianship? I live in Chicago and if any of you lovely parents know or can direct me or my family to the area where we apply, sign up for, speak to on all things guardianship....I sure would… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Staffing Specialist/Social Worker at school also can help. Good luck.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Please, click on this link or cut and paste it. I do not know your county or state of residence but in Ohio, Special Needs Planners are an invaluable resource to help guide you toward your guardianship decisions.

http://www.rrp-law.com/specialnd.htm

posted over 4 years ago
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