World Autism Awareness Day + Special Needs Planning

written by Silicon Valley Estate Planning Attorney Carmen Rosas



April 2 is celebrated as World Autism Awareness Day. With the growing prevalence of autism, more and more parents are learning what it’s like to care for a special needs child.

However, with that additional care requires additional planning to ensure the child is properly cared for long term.

Special needs planning through your estate plan allows you to appoint a caretaker and manage finances in a way that will not inhibit any government benefits your child may receive.

If you have questions about estate planning and creating a special needs trust for your adult or infant child, give us a call. For more information on autism, visit