American College - Center for Special Needs

Saving for College for Children with Special Needs

Most children receiving special education services nationally are as intellectually capable as their non-disabled peers.

BY Annette Hines, Esq. | November 2019 | Category: Financial Planning

Saving for College for Children with Special Needs

This is borne out by the Department of Education statistics regarding special education students. So it raises the question of college for many families around the country.

For most of us, paying for college for our children means some combination of 529 Plans, regular savings, our current income while the children are in college, and the children working and saving themselves. But when you have children with special needs, you have an added layer of complexity in your savings plan.

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