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The Arc of Northern Virginia

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2755 Hartland Road, Suite 200
Falls Church, VA 22043 United States
703-208-1119 www.thearcofnovatrust.org

Families need help finding and connecting to resources with which they can make a wide range of decisions for their loved one with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD). Our website is filled with information to help so we have defined some important starting points to help you navigate.

 

  • Education – We offer free workshops and trainings on many disability subjects like: Virginia Medicaid Waivers, Special Needs Trusts, legal authority, and other issues.
  • Future Planning – The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Special Needs Trust Program can help you plan for the future of your loved one.  Take a look at the many trust sessions offered to help your family.
  • Transition POINTS – This is our umbrella program – Providing Opportunities, Information, Networking, and Transition Support. We have developed six guides with accompanying toolkits to educate and connect families to needed services and resources.
  • Contact Us – Our Information and referral specialists can help you navigate through the complex disability systems.
  • People First – For individuals with disabilities we offer advocacy and empowerment sessions that  focus on learning about the issues that effect them and articulating those issues through public speaking and helping others do the same.

September 2019

Trust Talk Tuesday – September 3

September 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Arc of Northern Virginia, 2755 Hartland Road, Suite 200
Falls Church, VA 22043 United States

These group discussions will focus on Special Needs Trusts. Tia Marsili, Director of Trusts, The Arc of Northern Virginia, will walk you through the importance of planning for the future of your loved one with a disability, why trusts are important, and other critical services and programs that you should consider.   Please register here.

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Ask an Attorney Panel

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Arc of Northern Virginia, 2755 Hartland Road, Suite 200
Falls Church, VA 22043 United States

Presenters:  Attorneys Kelly Thompson, John Laster, Valerie Geiger, and Cary Cucinelli   When you have a child (or an adult) with disabilities, an extra level of planning is required. For example, you need to think about special needs trusts (SNT), powers of attorney (POA), advanced medical directives, wills, divorce, when and how to fund a SNT, who can fund a SNT, when to begin planning and why, what to do with your home, how frequently to review the planning documents, etc.…

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Trust Talk Tuesday – September 17

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Arc of Northern Virginia, 2755 Hartland Road, Suite 200
Falls Church, VA 22043 United States

These group discussions will focus on Special Needs Trusts. Tia Marsili, Director of Trusts, The Arc of Northern Virginia, will walk you through the importance of planning for the future of your loved one with a disability, why trusts are important, and other critical services and programs that you should consider.   Please register here.

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October 2019

Trust Talk Tuesday – October 1

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Arc of Northern Virginia, 2755 Hartland Road, Suite 200
Falls Church, VA 22043 United States

These group discussions will focus on Special Needs Trusts. Tia Marsili, Director of Trusts, The Arc of Northern Virginia, will walk you through the importance of planning for the future of your loved one with a disability, why trusts are important, and other critical services and programs that you should consider.   Please register here.

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End of Life Planning in Support of People with Disabilities

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Arc of Northern Virginia, 2755 Hartland Road, Suite 200
Falls Church, VA 22043 United States

Presenter:  Marisa Brown, MSN, RN   People with disabilities deserve the support to engage in meaningful end of life planning as part of a lifespan approach to person-centered planning. Some people with disabilities will be able to take the lead in making these decisions, and others will need some level or complete support in navigating this phase of their life. Family members and other members of the professional support team need to develop the skills to guide them and their…

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Trust Talk Tuesday – October 15

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Arc of Northern Virginia, 2755 Hartland Road, Suite 200
Falls Church, VA 22043 United States

These group discussions will focus on Special Needs Trusts. Tia Marsili, Director of Trusts, The Arc of Northern Virginia, will walk you through the importance of planning for the future of your loved one with a disability, why trusts are important, and other critical services and programs that you should consider.   Please register here.

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