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"Here Comes the Sun" is the Newsletter from Russo Law Group, P.C. specifically for the Special Needs Community. For more information on any of the articles you read here, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Protect Your Special Needs Child: Be Informed & Prepared

Planning and preparing the appropriate documentation for children with special needs will ensure protection for your loved ones.


23rd Annual Theresa Awards

On May 5th, the Theresa Foundation will be honoring Judy Murdaugh-JacksonH. Amos Goodall Jr., Esq. of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak and Kelly Piacenti, the Assistant Vice President of MassMutual-Special Care for their outstanding efforts in making a difference in our communities.

The monies raised at the Theresa Awards Dinner allows the Foundation to provide music, dance, art and recreation programs at the Theresa Academy of Performing Arts for children with special needs and provides funds to aid similar organizations worldwide.

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Beneficiary Designations Can Cause Problems for Children With Special Needs

Private retirement savings plans, like IRAs and 401(k)s, have become the main way for American families to save for retirement. But parents of children with special needs need to be vigilant when signing up for a retirement plan or company life insurance program.

High Court Says Girl with Special Needs Can Sue Over School's Refusal to Allow Service Dog

The family of a girl with cerebral palsy may sue her former school district for refusing to allow her service dog as a companion in school, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled. 

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That IDEA Requires More Than "Some" Educational Benefit

Parents of students with disabilities may be rethinking their child’s educational plan after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of a child with autism and attention deficit disorder whose parents took him out of public school.

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New Comic Book Supports Special Needs Siblings

The experience of being the sibling of someone with special needs is often overlooked.  To help fill this void, a New Jersey teenager has created a 20-page comic book that presents six illustrated stories of children confronting the challenges of having a sibling with special needs...

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