Special Needs Estate Planning: Advocating for a Bright Future, Providing Quality of Life For Your Loved Ones. Lifetime care is important, but quality of life is critical! This is true for everyone, but especially so for families who are planning for the future of a child or other dependent with special needs. Special needs planning is complex, requiring critical legal and financial issues to be addressed. Because special needs planning is a unique endeavor, it requires professional assistance from people who understand the importance of planning and have the expertise in working with such families. Presenter Bob Corcoran of 21st Century Financial has specialized training and experience working closely with Special Needs individuals and their families for more than 16 years. A Money Smart Week Program.