Report: Choosing a Lawyer to Help Plan for the Future

Description: Planning for the future may require specialized legal assistance.  This Center of Future Planning® fact sheet provides tips for choosing a lawyer that is right for you and your family. Download Here!

Website: SMD ABLE ACT –

Released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in September 2017, this letter provides guidance to states on the implications of the ABLE Act for state Medicaid programs.

Paid Leave

Nearly all of us will need paid leave at some point – to care for a family member’s or our own serious medical condition, or to welcome a new child. Without paid leave, workers often face a cruel and unnecessary tradeoff: health and family, or work and making ends meet. Learn more about how paid…

Fact Sheet: Home Modifications to Promote Independent Living

Home modifications can increase safety, accessibility, and independence for older adults and others with disabilities in their own homes.

Fact Sheet: U.S. Department of Justice: Service Animals

This publication explains the requirements of the ADA regarding animals that accompany and provide services for a person with a disability.

Fact sheet: Vanderbilt Kennedy Center: Selecting a Behavioral Services Provider

This tip sheet addresses areas of consideration that will help parents make an effective selection when it comes to choosing a behavioral provider for their child or adult with ASD.

Fact Sheet: American Psychiatric Association: Autism Spectrum Disorder

This fact sheet explains the changes to the diagnostic criteria of autism spectrum disorders in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).

Fact Sheet: Cyberbullying Research Center: Top Ten Tips for Teens

This fact sheet, developed by the Cyberbullying Research Center, provides tips to help teens respond to cyberbullying (also known as online bullying).

Fact Sheet: Autism NOW: Car Sharing

The fact sheet provides a brief overview of car sharing, discusses the registration process, outlines general rules and other important things to know.

Fact Sheet: Autism NOW: Bike Sharing

This fact sheet provides an overview of bike sharing (what it is, how it works, and associated costs).