Planning for the Future for Children and Adults with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities 5-4-18

May 4, 2018 @ 9:00AM — 12:30PM

What You Need to Know about Special Needs Estate & Future Planning and Government Benefits!

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Family or Staff Member of Host Agency

Available For 13 More Days!

Must be a member of the Host Agency or a Staff Member of the Host

$10.00
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Parent/Family Member Other

Available For 13 More Days!

Family Member of a Person with Disabilities Not part of Host Agency

$40.00
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Professional

Available For 13 More Days!

Professional not part of Host Agency

$55.00
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Parent/Family Member and Arc Member

Available For 13 More Days!

Must be a member of The Arc of Illinois

$36.00
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Professional Arc Member

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Must be a member of The Arc of Illinois

$49.50

AGENDA

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Registration and Coffee

9:00 - 9:05 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions

9:05 - 10:20 a.m. - Government Benefits, presented by Sherri Schneider

♥ The who, what, where, when, why and how of Government Benefits, including SSI, SSDI, Medicaid and Medicare

10:20 - 10:30 a.m. - Break

10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Special Needs Estate & Future Planning presented by: Brian Rubin and Benjamin Rubin

♥ The who, what, where, when, why and how of:

  • PUNS;
  • Special Needs Estate Planning including: types of and appropriate uses of Special Needs Trusts, Gifting by Grandparents and extended family members, the impact of divorce and child support on government benefits, determining the appropriate amount to leave;
  • Children's Waiver for children under 18;
  • Guardianships and Alternatives;
  • Planning for when school years are over, when the bus stops coming and navigating the maze of Adult Services (Adult Waiver, In-Home, Residential, Supported Employment, Sheltered Employment, Developmental Training);
  • The impact of the Ligas Class Action Law Suit and Affordable Care Act;
  • The new "ABLE" Account;
  • Providing guidance, education and information for the "Future Team";
  • The "sibling" perspective.

12:15 - 12:30 p.m. - Questions and Answers

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Event Location

Hosted by New Star Services
Prairie State College
202 S. Halsted St.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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