Futures Planning Workgroup

 

The Future Planning Workgroup is focused on ways to make affordable, high-quality futures planning available to all families in Wisconsin who need it.

 

The Arc Wisconsin is a member of WFACSA and is at the forefront of helping family caregivers across Wisconsin and the country to plan for the future. See their resources, including tools translated into Spanish, here. https://arcwi.org/2017/10/05/part-wisconsin-future-planning-network/

 

Upcoming events:

The Arc’s Future Planning Webinar Series: August 2021

 

Project Overview:

  • The Arc Wisconsin and The Arc’s national office have partnered to offer a free 2-part webinar series targeted at rural families with loved ones with disabilities in Wisconsin. The webinar series offers free resources from The Arc’s national office on evidence-based future planning resources and guidance, along with a Wisconsin special needs planning attorney to help these families with some initial steps and tools.

Webinar Dates/Topics:

  • Tuesday, August 17 from 10-11:15 am – part 1 of the webinar series will provide an overview on future planning include The Arc’s free resources. Liz Mahar from The Arc’s national office will present.
  • Tuesday, August 24 from 10-11:15 am – part 2 of the webinar series will cover financial planning and briefly cover farm succession as part of the plan. Meghan Teigen from Johnson Teigen law firm will present.

 

Target Audience: Rural families that include a person with an intellectual and/or developmental disability (IDD) in Wisconsin. All ages of the person with IDD and/or caregivers apply.

 

For more information about future planning designed for adults who have siblings with disabilities, visit https://wisconsibs.org/what-we-offer/workshops/