Because of medical advances, more children with disability are living longer. This thoughtful article suggests that parents make a detailed plan for their child's future to take into account the fact that both parents could die before their child. They outline key aspects to be considered and recommend that, once made, the plan be reviewed and changed at different stages in the child's life, with the child (wherever possible) being included in the planning process. Keywords: Families, Individualisation
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Future Planning for your Child takes more than a Will
One Step Ahead, Vol. 4 May '97 (reprinted in TASH N'l, May 1998)
Original publisher: Evan Kemp Associates, Inc.
1 May 1998