About Stuart Flaum Consulting

Special Needs & Family Financial Planning

Stuart is personally motivated and sincerely dedicated, helping individuals live self determined and financially secure lives. To that end, Stuart has spent the past 20 years advocating, preparing and designing strategies for successful financial and life care planning outcomes.

Stuart is appointed by the Governor of New York to serve on the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council. The  Developmental Disability Advisory Council provides advice and recommendations to the Commissioner of OPWDD on statewide priorities and goals. Stuart is the Self Direction Committee Chair and included on the Executive Committee. A second appointment is to the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council , a Federally funded New York State agency working under the direction of the Governor.

Stuart has served as treasurer of Parent to Parent of New York State, secretary National Autism Association Metro NY, vice president Strokes of Genius and on the Planning and Advisory Committee Devereux Glenholme School. Stuart is a New York State Housing Navigator, and completed training as a Work Incentives Planning and Benefits Practitioner.

Stuart is a graduate of Hobart College and received a Chartered Special Needs Consultant designation from the American College.