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With a child with an intellectual disability, money matters.

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Disclosure: I have partnered with YMC and CIBC and have received compensation for this post. All opinions are my own. As a parent of a child with an intellectual disability, I think about money a lot. The same way I think about time, and reading. Yes, money, time and reading. I’m not talking about my money and time (though they worry me too). For my child with an intellectual disability, money, time and reading are the three key factors that can determine whether she is able to have a job, or not. Money and time are abstract concepts. Money represents something…

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There are two parts to registering a child who is starting school with a disability. There’s the functional part – who do you see, what do you need to bring? And then there is the emotional part. This is not about the functional part. Enrolling our daughter in school was the hardest thing I’ve dealt with on our parenting journey. So hard that it’s taken me a year to talk about it. But today, when I saw that another mom I know is in the same place I was last year, I felt it was time to open up. I’m going to skip…

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