Stuart Flaum ChSNC

Stuart Flaum  ChSNC

Special Needs Family Planning LLC

277 Park Avenue
44th Floor
New York, NY 10172
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Stuart Flaum, ChSNC is a financial planner at Special Needs Family Planning LLC, a unique special needs wealth management, estate planning and insurance advisory firm for people with disabilities and their families.

Having dedicated the past 20 years advocating, streamlining, and coordinating person centered strategies for successful financial outcomes, Stuart really knows what truly drives successful special needs wealth planning outcomes. It’s how well you connect with the aspirations of people with disabilities and their families, communicating self determined and actionable special needs strategies back to them through the coordination of government benefits, social services, financial planning and personal responsibility.

In addition, Stuart is the president of Stuart Flaum Consulting LLC, a benefits advisory firm for people with disabilities and their families. Stuart is a New York State Housing Navigator, trained as a Social Security Work Incentives Planning and Benefits Practitioner as well as a Supported Decision Making NY facillitator.

Stuart was appointed by the Governor of NY in 2013, and continues to serve on the New York State Developmental Disabilities Council, a government agency that addresses the needs of people with developmental disabilities. Stuart has served on various boards, including  treasurer Parent to Parent of New York State, secretary National Autism Association Metro NY and on the Advisory Committee Devereux Glenholme School in Washington, Connecticut.

Stuart holds a BA from Hobart College and received a Chartered Special Needs Consultant from the American College. Stuart is a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners.

Stuart lives in Brooklyn with his wife Candia, a real estate broker who has dedicated part of her practice to housing strategies for special needs families in NYC. 

Stuart personally knows the intense, high pressure, constant special needs planning required for lifetime care. Special Needs Family Planning’s mission is to successfully address those life care needs. 

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