Below are Some Helpful Articles and Links to help you in your Future planning.

A Family Handbook on Future Planning

Sharon Davis, Ph.D., Editor (2003)

The Arc of the United States and the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities, Department of Disability and Human Development, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

Social Security Administration Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes). It is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled people, who have little or no income; and it provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.

Corporate Fiduciaries Are Shying Away From Special Needs Trusts

The Arc’s Special Needs Trust Program is well-established, managed by experts in the disability field, with Key Private Bank as the trustee and fiduciary.  We are committed to providing reliable professional services.”

Continuation of Child Support for Severely and Permanently Disabled Adult Children

DDS_Independent Housing Information

Military Survivor Benefits Program

Should You Get a Special Needs Trust for Your Child?

Social Security and SSI for People with I/DD  and Their Families

A Futures and Estate Planning Guide for Families of Children and Adults with Disabilities

The Arc National: Futures Planning

The Arc of Northern Virginia: Transition POINTS

Naming a Special Needs Trust as Beneficiary for Your IRA or Retirement Plan


Power of Attorney

Northern Virginia Funeral Costs

A Wake Up Call For Professional Trustees and Parents