8:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Registration and Coffee
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. -
Welcome and Introductions
9:15 - 10:30 a.m. -
Government Benefits, presented by
Sherri Schneider, QIDP
The who, what, where, when, why and how of Government Benefits … SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare, DAC, HBWD, Ticket to Work, PASS, and related topics.
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. -
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Special Needs Estate Planning and Planning for When The Bus Stops Coming
presented by Brian Rubin, J.D.
The who, what, where, when, why and how of PUNs, Special Needs Estate Planning including: Special Needs Trusts, Guardianships & Alternatives, gifting by grandparents and extended family members, the impact of divorce and child support on government benefits, determining the appropriate amount to leave, planning for when school years are over … when the bus stops coming, Children’s Waiver for children under 18, navigating the maze of Adult Services (In-Home, Residential, Supported Employment, Sheltered Employment, Developmental Training), the state of the State and related topics
12:15 - 12:30 p.m.
Letters of Intent, presented by Benjamin Rubin, J.D.
Guidance, Education and Information for the “Future Team”.