How to deliver financial supports for people with developmental disabilities: Insights for frontline

12 January 2017
Join us on February 3rd, 12pm-1:30pm EST (9am-10:30am PST) for a webinar with Brendon Pooran of PooranLaw Professional Corporation and Tom O’Dwyer of Ability Tax & Trust. Brendan and Tom will be sharing some of the unique financial challenges experienced by persons with developmental disabilities and best practices to support them. 
 
Topics will include: social assistance programs, the Disability Tax Credit and other benefits available under the Income Tax Act, the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) and estate plan tools including a discussion about Henson Trusts. The session will also cover practices to support persons with developmental disabilities with respect to their legal, tax and financial planning and recommended resources. 
 
This webinar is intended to support frontline financial empowerment staff working with persons with developmental disabilities who are accompanied by their family members or case workers. 
 
Presenters: Brendon Pooran (PooranLaw) and Tom O’Dwyer (Ability Tax and Trust). 

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About Ability Tax Trust
Ability Tax and Trust (ATT) is a tax, trust, and estate-planning firm created primarily for persons living with a disability and their families. ATT created and supports the RDSP Resource Centre, an online resource for RDSP information supported by a live help desk. Visit http://www.abilitytax.ca/ to learn more.
 
About PooranLaw
PooranLaw is a law firm dedicated to working with individuals with disabilities and their families to ensure their social inclusion, self-actualization and long-term security. It specializes in maximizing access to financial supports such as the Ontario Disability Program (ODSP), Passport and other forms of individualized funding, the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) and various benefits through the income tax system. PooranLaw also facilitates innovative housing solutions and works with families to establish trusts and estate plans that ensure continued financial stability. Visit http://www.pooranlaw.com/ to learn more.
 
ATT and PooranLaw work in collaboration with Equal Futures partners including PLAN, Partners for Planning, and Vancity Credit Union to support eligible individuals to open disability savings plans.