About The MetLife Center for Special Needs Planning

Established in 1998, The MetLife Center for Special Needs PlanningSM was founded to extend MetLife's traditional commitment of public service to families with dependents of any age, from infant to senior, with a disability.  The Center's mission is to help families secure lifetime care and quality of life for special needs dependents. 

The Center's special needs planning team has deep roots in advocacy. Many associates have first hand knowledge of special needs planning issues.  In fact, many Special Needs Planners  from around the country are either parents of children with special needs or have close relatives with special needs.

Special needs planning can be very complex, therefore MetLife offers extensive training and continuing education that is unparalleled in the industry.  Training sessions, conducted by nationally renowned experts , help Special Needs Planner's keep pace with the constant changes in federal and state government.

The Center has established working relationships with several leading advocacy groups such as, The Arc, Autism Society, National Down Syndrome Congress, Huntington's Disease Society of America, Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, and United Cerebral Palsy (UCP).

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