The Plan for Special Needs Trusts

The Plan for Special Needs Trusts


Latest Episodes

Becoming Best Buddies – with Anthony Kennedy Shriver
May 27, 2022

In this episode, hear from special guest Anthony Kennedy Shriver, Founder and Chairman of Best Buddies International, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that strives to end the social, physical, and e

Finding Possibility, Opportunity, and Hope at Cardinal Cushing Centers
May 05, 2022

In this episode, hear from Michelle Markowitz, President and CEO of Cardinal Cushing Centers, as she discusses how the organization’s variety of programs embodies its vision of being a caring intergen

Empowering Individuals and Building Community at Asperger/Autism Network (AANE) – with Brenda Dater
March 03, 2022

In this episode, hear from Brenda Dater, Executive Director at Asperger/Autism Network (also known as AANE). Listen as she discusses how this nonprofit organization helps people with Asperger’s or sim

Building a Better Relationship with Money – with Tom Alessi and Craig Richardson of the ARIES Foundation
January 06, 2022

In this episode, hear from Tom Alessi and Craig Richardson, founders of the ARIES Foundation for Financial Education. Hear how this nonprofit organization helps to educate people on how to have a bett

Overcoming Obstacles at the Carroll Center for the Blind– with Greg Donnelly
December 03, 2021

In this episode, hear from Greg Donnelly, President and CEO of the Carroll Center for the Blind, as he discusses how the organization achieves its mission of empowering those who are blind and visuall

Special Olympics Massachusetts: The Power of Inclusive Sports
November 04, 2021

In this episode, hear from Mary Beth McMahon, President and CEO of Special Olympics Massachusetts, as she highlights just how special this organization is. Special Olympics Massachusetts strives to sp

Inclusion Lives at Best Buddies of MA & RI – with Patrick Shaughnessy
September 30, 2021

In this episode, hear from Patrick Shaughnessy, State Director of Best Buddies of MA & RI, as he discusses the mission of this 501(c)3 organization: to establish a global volunteer movement that creat

Northeast Arc’s Innovative Approach to Disability Services — with Jo Ann Simons
September 02, 2021

In this episode, hear from Jo Ann Simons, President and CEO of Northeast Arc, as she discusses the organization and how it reflects its mission of helping individuals with disabilities to achieve thei

Establishing a Special Needs Trust – with Michelle LaPointe
August 08, 2021

In this episode, hear from Elder-Law Attorney, Michelle Lapointe, as she discusses special needs trusts and her relationship with PLAN. She highlights how to set up a special needs trust, the differen

The Importance of Service Coordinators – with Kathy Vitello
August 08, 2021

In this episode, hear from Kathy Vitello, the Director of Operations at PLAN of MA & RI and Licensed Social Worker. Tune in as she discusses the importance of the on-staff social workers, AKA service