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Stay Connected – ACT’s Blog2020-02-18T14:17:28-05:00

Planning Workbook AKA LOI

When should you start planning? We all have things we are going to get done tomorrow, next week or in the near future. As a parent or guardian, a document (Planning Workbook/LOI) that serves as a guide to individuals that may care for your child in the future simply can’t wait! Completing a Planning workbook/LOI can be overwhelming but it doesn’t have to be. Simply take it step by step and sooner then you know you will be well on your way! The Planning Workbook also [...]

By |February 19th, 2020|0 Comments

State Institution Closures

Governor Wolf Vetoes Bill Seeking to Stop Closure of Polk Center Why should you care? First and foremost, it’s a social justice issue of discrimination against people with disabilities, including unnecessary segregation and isolation away from family members, friends and the community. Second, is the cost of maintaining this process while knowing that living in the community leads to better care and lives for those individuals. There are countless studies, article and scholarly reports outlining this fact. In the 1960’s a national movement began to de-institutionalize [...]

By |February 13th, 2020|0 Comments
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In 2001 ACT was incorporated as a non-profit charitable organization in Pennsylvania for the purpose of administering a pooled special needs trust for the benefit of individuals with disabilities.  Over the years ACT also became Trustee for other special needs trusts, including Third Party Special Needs Trusts, which are funded with the assets of someone other than the Trust Beneficiary; Non-Pooled Special Needs Trusts, which are funded with assets belonging to the Trust beneficiary; and, educational special needs trusts.

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