Praise For:

Retire Secure For Parents of a Child with a Disability

“As a world-champion wheelchair racer, I have had incredible family support and I have made it my mission to advocate for children with a disability. Retire Secure for Parents of a Child with a Disability must become required reading for all parents of children with disabilities. Combining multiple strategies from three experts in the field (including my mother, Deborah McFadden), you couldn’t find better coaches anywhere to help you provide for your child’s long-term financial security. Take action. Win your race and put your fears and anxieties on the sideline.”

Tatyana McFadden,

Winner of 20 Paralympic medals including eight gold medals and 24 World Major Marathon Wins


“Combining warmth and compassion with functional hard-headed advice, the dream team of Jim Lange, Deborah McFadden, and Julieanne Steinbacher have provided families of children with disabilities with the guidance they need to achieve financial security.” (From the Foreword)

―Burton G. Malkiel,

Professor of Economics, Princeton University and Author, A Random Walk Down Wall Street, 13th ed., 2023


“More than three million children under the age of 18 in the United States have a disability. Retire Secure for Parents of a Child with a Disability provides a clear roadmap for their parents to ensure these children’s financial futures.”

Jan Cullinane,

Author, The New Retirement: The Ultimate Guide to the Rest of Your Life, 3rd edition (Wiley 2022)


“The authors have been there and done that when it comes to serious financial planning for a disabled child. Their professional experience combined with personal experience with the subject can’t be beat.”

James M. Dahle, MD,

Founder of The White Coat Investor


“As a consultant for families at AgingParents.com, I hear of the worries of older parents about their disabled adult children. There is significant fear that the disabled family member will be neglected or receive poor care after the parents pass. Retire Secure for Parents of a Child with a Disability wise insight into how to do excellent estate planning to maximize a child’s inheritance and pass on wealth without endangering the disabled person’s access to public benefits. This is exceptional insight into a problem many know little about. Jim Lange speaks from direct experience and with his dream team of co-authors, has created a report that eliminates dread and relieves the worries of countless older parents with adult children who need protection.”

Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, RN, Attorney


Retire Secure for Parents of a Child with a Disability combines the powerhouse strategies of three experts. It should be required reading for any parent who worries about the long-term financial security of their child with a disability. James Lange, CPA/Attorney specializes in cutting edge retirement and Roth IRA tax strategies. Julieanne Steinbacher, Esq., founding shareholder of an elder care and special needs law firm has worked on estate plans for hundreds of parents of children with disabilities. Deborah McFadden, who was instrumental in writing the Americans with Disabilities Act, is an expert on qualifying children for SSI and SSDI. The strategies in this book can help secure your child’s financial future long after you’re gone. Anxieties resolved; sleep restored.”

Dr. Linda Babcock,

James M. Walton Professor of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, and Author, Women Don’t Ask (Princeton University Press)


“Nationally recognized IRA expert Jim Lange, CPA/Attorney has harnessed his significant expertise and practical experience to develop cutting-edge retirement and estate planning recommendations for parents who have a child with a disability. It is personal to Jim. He and his wife have a daughter with a disability. Their fears for her long-term financial security drove him to find solutions. His family’s story will resonate with other parents of children with disabilities. Never before have so many critical long-term planning strategies for parents of children with disabilities been presented and detailed in one place.” (From the Introduction)

Larry Swedroe,

Chief Research Officer, Buckingham Strategic Wealth and Prolific Financial Author


Retire Secure for Parents of a Child with a Disability is an incredible resource with common sense information and insightful planning strategies that can easily be put into practice. The authors address the unique issues associated with planning for the future of a disabled adult with their three-step plan. Their wisdom is extraordinarily helpful and is a must for parents of a child with a disability.”

Robert S. Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP (Distinguished), Keebler & Associates, LLP


Praise for:

Our Special Advisory Report for Parents of a Child with a Disability


“Having a severely autistic child in our extended family, I personally know the frustrations, hopelessness, and depression you may be feeling. Here by noted experts on the subject is important accurate and objective information and more importantly insight, and wisdom.”

Steve Leimberg,

Co-author of Tools and Techniques for the Modern Family