How much would it cost to care for a special needs kid?

Me and my girlfriend are thinking about adopting a child with special needs. I thought it would be good but then I remember a child would need medication and other things and I want it to fit into our budget. How much would it cost monthly to care for a special needed child?

Answer #1

Well you do get lots of benefits to help from the government and it will be a struggle but it is a very nice thing to do.

Answer #2

Dear andrew123, Well it’s a wonderful thing you’re concidering…I wish I could give you some help here but in Canada we do things differently. We have Gov’t paid services and medications as well as home support and respite support for parents who have adopted special needs children. Call your Gov’t services and ask there they should be able to fill you in on it all. I really just wanted to say, if at all possible adopting a special needs child is probably one of the most rewarding things you may ever do and try your best to go forward with it. Sue…good luck

Answer #3

“brother is living with me now and I have to pay for him to go to a catholic school, because my father is sick. he’s not my mother’s child so she doesn’t really care. My girlfriend is moving in too, because we are expecting a baby. I need to do something. I need to make at least 10,000 a month to survive with all of this pressure now put in my hands”

what changed in your life that you feel you are stable enough to care from a special needs child?

Answer #4

I whish I knew .

Answer #5

I am not adopting it, were thinking about doing that in the near future

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