When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content 4 Things to Consider While You’re Planning When to Retire As the decision to retire approaches, you’ll find the choice of when to retire is rarely black and white. How Women Can Prepare For Retirement Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement? Getting a Head Start on College Savings A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.