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Since the work is being done for someone else then you would need to get a lawyer to do it to be sure that a court would accept it. Generally no one other than an attorney can prepare a legal document or represent someone else. While you don't mention specifically that your son is disabled or the type of disability he has, since he has a special needs trust I am presuming that he is disabled and thus a court would not be likely to recognize his ability to give you permission to make a change to his trust.
If the disability is a physical infirmity as opposed to a mental disability then this part isn't as big of an issue but it is still more likely than not that a judge will not recognize an amendment drafted by a non-attorney and, in addition, the drafting of the amendment could even (in the right circumstances) be considered practicing law without a license and thus subject you to potential criminal liability in Illinois.