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Financial planning for disabled people a little-tapped field

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Growing incidence of Autism, Alzheimer's disease and other disabling conditions are fueling demand for financial planners who can navigate the tricky terrain of making sure families' loved ones are provided for when they can't provide for themselves.

The specialty, which goes beyond traditional retirement and estate planning, is slowly developing within the financial services industry, but experts say many more advisers are needed.