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When your special needs kid turns 18, there’s a ton of shit you have to worry about

We just finished meeting with Social Security. Gavin has to requalify for permanent disability now because he’s eighteen years old. The appointment only took about an hour and that’s not too bad. I felt terrible because there were people without appointments who’d already been waiting almost five hours for a… Read more »







Sometimes change is good

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There’s been an unexpected change of plans today. I’ve had to reschedule the SSI appointment because I wake up not feeling well. I’m the only one that can take Gavin because I’m the payee. It also turns out that there is some paperwork that I didn’t realize I needed that… Read more »







#Autism Parenting: The Transition to Adulthood has Begun

It’s going to be a slightly stressful day today because I have to meet with social security in regards to Gavin. Part of this is merely a routine review, but the other part of it is going to be dealing with Gavin turning 18 and me retaining my payee status… Read more »