Events

Available special needs planning workshops include:

  • Life Planning: A Primer for Families With Special Needs Children. This workshop is an introduction to the main planning questions facing special needs families. Topics covered include guardianship, housing, government benefits, qualifying for state services and estate planning, including special needs trusts and letters of intent.
  • Government Benefits for Special Needs Families. This workshop is designed to help special needs families reach a greater understanding of some of the different government benefits available. These benefits are discussed in detail in clear, concise language, including how to qualify for, and the differences between, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Medicare.
     
  • ABLE Accounts. This workshop provides an overview of ABLE Accounts and how they may be used to ensure quality of life for individuals with special needs. Topics covered include eligibility, contributions, what ABLE funds can be spent on, contrasting and comparing ABLE accounts and Special Needs Trusts.

To schedule a workshop please contact me at mbeloff@stratoswm.comUpcoming workshops include:

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

March 26, 2020

6:30p - 8:00p

Lower Fairfield County Families for Families

Government Benefits for Special Needs Families - Westport, CT

This workshop is designed to help special needs families reach a greater understanding of some of the different government benefits available. These benefits are discussed in detail in clear, concise language, including how to qualify for, and the differences between, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Medicare.

March 25, 2020

6:00p - 7:00p

CES Transition Expo

Government Benefits for Special Needs Families - Trumbull, CT - CANCELLED

This workshop is designed to help special needs families reach a greater understanding of some of the different government benefits available. These benefits are discussed in detail in clear, concise language, including how to qualify for, and the differences between, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Medicare.

March 16, 2020

7:30p - 8:30p

Fairfield SEPTA

Government Benefits for Special Needs Families - Fairfield, CT - CANCELLED

This workshop is designed to help special needs families reach a greater understanding of some of the different government benefits available. These benefits are discussed in detail in clear, concise language, including how to qualify for, and the differences between, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Medicare.

March 3, 2020

5:30p - 7:00p

The Kennedy Center

Government Benefits for Special Needs Families - Trumbull

This workshop is designed to help special needs families reach a greater understanding of some of the different government benefits available. These benefits are discussed in detail in clear, concise language, including how to qualify for, and the differences between, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Medicare.

February 19, 2020

7:30p - 8:30p

Fairfield SEPTA

Life Planning: A Primer for Special Needs Families - Fairfield, CT

This workshop is an introduction to the main planning questions facing special needs families. Topics covered include guardianship, housing, government benefits, qualifying for state services and estate planning, including special needs trusts and letters of intent.

January 21, 2020

10:00a - 11:00a

The Kennedy Center

Government Benefits for Special Needs Families - Trumbull, CT

This workshop is designed to help special needs families reach a greater understanding of some of the different government benefits available. These benefits are discussed in detail in clear, concise language, including how to qualify for, and the differences between, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Medicare.

January 13, 2020

5:30p - 7:00p

Danbury Public Schools

Government Benefits for Special Needs Families - Danbury, CT

This workshop is designed to help special needs families reach a greater understanding of some of the different government benefits available. These benefits are discussed in detail in clear, concise language, including how to qualify for, and the differences between, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Medicare.

January 8, 2020

7:00p - 8:00p

Greenwich Public Schools

Government Benefits for Special Needs Families - Greenwich, CT

This workshop is designed to help special needs families reach a greater understanding of some of the different government benefits available. These benefits are discussed in detail in clear, concise language, including how to qualify for, and the differences between, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Medicare.

December 11, 2019

6:00p - 7:30p

Norwalk Public Schools

Government Benefits for Special Needs Families - Norwalk, CT

This workshop is designed to help special needs families reach a greater understanding of some of the different government benefits available. These benefits are discussed in detail in clear, concise language, including how to qualify for, and the differences between, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Medicare.

October 19, 2019

2:15p - 3:45p

Down Syndrome Association of Connecticut Annual Conference

ABLE Accounts - Westbrook, CT

This workshop provides an overview of ABLE Accounts and how they may be used to ensure quality of life for individuals with special needs. Topics covered include eligibility, contributions, what ABLE funds can be spent on, contrasting and comparing ABLE accounts and Special Needs Trusts.

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