Schwab Learning estimates that 15-30 percent of families with a special needs child have one or more unclaimed tax benefits. Are you one of these families???
From Talk About Curing Autism and Regina M. Levy, CPA.
Medical Expense Deductions
Many parents don’t realize that Learning Disabilities are considered a medical condition, as are other disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, ADHD, etc. [Rev. ruling 78-340, 1978-2 C.C. 124]
Medical expenses are limited by 7.5% of Adjusted Gross Income, but some of the following out-of-pocket costs may cause you to exceed that limitation.
To read the list of tax deductions available to families of children with disabilities, click here.