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Special Needs Trusts (with Naval Support Activity Bethesda)
October 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
It is important to ensure that your child with disabilities is financially secure when you are no longer around to provide help.
In this presentation, learn about the roles of Special Needs Trusts in safeguarding government benefits while ensuring your (adult) child’s personal needs and aspirations continue to be met in the future. We’ll talk about
• Financial Planning for Active Duty, Reservists, Veterans, and Military Retirees
• Survivor Benefits Plan (SBP)
• Why setting up a Special Needs Trust is essential for SBP beneficiaries with disabilities
About Your Speaker:
Tia Marsili oversees The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Trust department and works one-to-one with families and individuals to plan futures and establish SNTs throughout Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. She educates the community, professionals, and agencies about comprehensive Futures Planning and SNT services.
Under her stewardship, the program has established over 1800 trusts and in collaboration with KeyBank manage a combined $49 million in cash and assets.
Tia is a multi-lingual, well-traveled professional with over 28 years of experience in the world of disabilities. She’s the mother of two daughters with disabilities and is passionate about creating systems that provide equality.