Date: Saturday, January 12, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
All breakout sessions will be offered at four times throughout the program for forty minutes each. You will have to opportunity to attend all sessions, if you choose to do so.
The Town Hall will include a Resource Fair, complete with local nonprofit organizations and groups that provide services for individuals with autism/other disabilities and their families; an introduction to special needs financial planning; and expert advice in four key areas related to financial planning through concurrent sessions – Special Needs Trusts, Accessing Federal and State Funding, Guardianship and Conservatorship, and ABLE accounts.
The goal of this meeting is to bring together families with loved ones on the spectrum and other disabilities and service providers in a positive and collaborative atmosphere. It is our hope that this event will help individuals with autism and their families continue to plan for the future.
Every individual and/or family who attend will receive a free tool kit provided by Autism Speaks and the SunTrust Foundation and resources from local disability service providers.
Presentations are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed are those of the participants individually and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of Autism Speaks, Inc. or SunTrust Foundation. Autism Speaks, Inc. or SunTrust Foundation does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that sessions are audio-recorded and may be published in various media, including print, audio and video formats without further notice.