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Planning for the Future for Children and Adults with I/DD, Joliet

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/13/2020
9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Cornerstone Services

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From The Arc of Illinois – Presented by Brian Rubin, Attorney/Parent, Sherri Schneider, QIDP/Parent and Benjamin Rubin, Attorney/Sibling. Hosted by Cornerstone Services

AGENDA

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. – Registration

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 – 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 “ABLE” Account;
  • Providing guidance, education, and information for the “Future Team”;
  • The “sibling” perspective.

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

Click here to register!

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 – Hosted by  Cornerstone Services, 815.741.7042

Held at: 777B Joyce Rd, Training Center, Joliet, IL 60436

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