5 Tax Deductions & Credits For Special Needs Families

Parents of children with special needs often have unique financial concerns, and one way to ease those concerns is to reduce their tax burden. There are many tax deductions and credits available that parents may not be aware of. Parents of children with special needs should familiarize themselves with the deductions and credits and take care to document all expenses related to their children’s medical expenses, development and therapy. Here are 5 useful tax deductions and credits for parents of children with special needs. 1. Medical & Therapy Expenses The first type of deduction to consider is for medical and therapy…

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5 Things To Consider When Planning a Sensory Room

Walk into a sensory room or multisensory environment and witness the effect on an individual with special or differing needs. Orienting, soothing, organizing and calming are just a few benefits of sensory room interaction. Special populations, such as those with Alzheimer’s, anxiety, ADHD or ADD, Autism or Sensory Processing Disorder, may benefit from regularly scheduled sensory room time. A gym, classroom, closet, basement or office can all be used to create a sensory space that will serve your children and adults. Keep the following in mind when you get ready to set up your room: Who and Why? Questions you need…

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