Sep 20, 2019
This episode of Parenting Impossible is once again dedicated to our special needs siblings.
Annette sits down again with Alexandria Nadworny and Hillary Dunn Stanisz for part two of their discussion about special needs siblings and the important issues that they commonly face.
Alexandria Nadworny is a special needs financial planning specialist who has taken her experience as a special needs sibling and has created a passion for helping individuals with special needs and their families create secure financial futures.
Hillary Dunn Stanisz is a senior attorney at the Disability Law Center in Boston where she represents people with disabilities in cases including cases of abuse and neglect. Hillary is also the co-president of the Massachusetts Sibling Support Network, which is an organization based in Boston to support those siblings of special needs individuals.
Annette discusses special needs planning with both Alex and Hillary as well as the unique outlook for the future that special needs siblings have. They discuss their shared experiences growing up and the thoughts they have to share with our audience when planning for a bright future for their brothers.
Hillary and Alex also talk about their professional lives and how being a special needs sibling has inspired both of them to create professional careers that utilized their personal experiences to help other special needs families and siblings.
Hillary and Alex are both extremely dedicated to their families as well as the families of others and their shared experiences are invaluable when working with other families.
You will learn quite a bit about the importance of including special needs siblings in the planning process in this episode.
You can find Alex at: www.affiniafg.com
You can find Hillary at: http://www.masiblingsupport.org/