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Life Long Planning for Your Relative with Special Needs

The Arc of Illinois

Friday, October 24, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CDT)

Life Long Planning for Your Relative with Special Needs

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Arc Parent/Family Member   more info Ended $49.50 $0.00
Non-Arc Parent/Family Member   more info Ended $55.00 $0.00
Arc Member Professional   more info Ended $67.50 $0.00
Non-Arc Member Professional   more info Ended $75.00 $0.00

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This workshop will address the unique needs that families have in planning for the financial and legal future of their relative with a developmental disability.  Topics will include: Negotiating the Social Security Maze; Preserving Eligibility for Government Benefits through Proper Estate Planning; Special Needs Trusts; Guardianship and Less Restrictive Alternatives-The Implications for Consent; Health Care Proxies (Advance Directives); and Selecting a Knowledgeable Attorney.  

 

 

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

 

Theresa M. Varnet, M.S.W., J.D.

Terrie has been an advocate for persons with disabilities for over 40 years.  In addition to being a certified teacher, licensed social worker and graduate of the DePaul University College of Law, she is the parent of an adult daughter with a disability.  Her experiences include work in the area of in-service training of families, special educators and other professionals. She specializes in probate and estate planning for people with disabilities.


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When & Where


DayOneNetwork
1551 E Fabyan Pkwy
Geneva, IL 60134

Friday, October 24, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CDT)


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The Arc of Illinois

The Arc of Illinois is a non-profit organization committed to empowering persons with disabilities to achieve full participation in community life through informed choices.

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