Our Educational Workshops

Our empowering workshops have been hosted by over 75 organizations throughout the state of CT.  They educate families on the importance of planning for the future of their child or dependent with special needs. They also provide a unique opportunity to learn from someone who has personal experience with the same issues.  We offer the following workshops:

ABC's of Planning for the Future of your Loved One with Special Needs      
This comprehensive workshop educates families on the vital issues that help to ensure lifetime care and quality of life for their loved one.  It addresses:
Special Needs Trusts 
Guardianship and Conservatorship
Protecting Govt. Benefit Eligibility
Financial Planning/Funding Options
ABLE Accounts
- Letter of Intent

ABC's of Government Benefits for your Loved One with Special Needs  
This workshop will provide a greater understanding of the various government benefits available to your loved one.  It will discuss in detail how to potentially qualify, maximize, and preserve benefits such as:     
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

- Social Security Disability (SSDI)
- ABLE Accounts

ABLE Accounts: How Someone with a Disability Can Save for their Future
Historically an individual with a disability was limited to how much they could save for their future. In Ct if you have more than $1600, essential government benefits such as Medicaid and SSI could be eliminated. Now with ABLE accounts individuals can save up to $18,000/year in tax advantaged savings accounts. Learn the ins and outs and the pros and cons to this exciting new planning tool for individuals and families with special needs.

Please use this link for our upcoming workshop schedule.

To schedule a workshop please contact: jhawkins@futuresplanned.com or 860.573.4089