Are there different things I now need to consider in terms of Financial and Estate Planning?
The short answer is maybe. It is hard to tell what any child will need tomorrow or next year, much less when they become an adult, but it is probably best to consult with an expert and see what is possible. Please note that DSAT is not making any recommendations about what you should or should not do, but rather we want to provide information so you can explore your options and make the decisions that work for you and your family.
Whoever you choose to consult with, make sure they are familiar with the following topics:
- Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs)
- Henson trusts
- Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs)
In Toronto there are some services that provide specialized advice: