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Goodwill’s Disabilities Program Offers Free Workshop on Financial Planning for Special Needs

Fort Myers, FL – Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida’s Pathways to Opportunity program (PTO) is offering free Community Education Sessions for parents and caretakers of individuals with special needs. The next Community Education workshop is “Planning for the Future of Your Loved One.” This online workshop will be held Wednesday, September 13th beginning at 12:00 pm, on Zoom.  

Mr. Hampton will discuss how to successfully plan for the future of your child with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He will also be sharing the considerations to be aware of when a child turns 18 and the necessary estate planning documents that you should have in place. Mr. Hampton will also discuss the complexities and legalities around decision-making, garnering public benefits, and housing. 

Join the meeting via Zoom (Meeting ID below) on Wednesday, September 13th, 2023 at 12 p.m. to hear from Attorney Blake P. Hampton.

PTO is a full-day life skills development program for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. This program helps each participant work on goals to maximize their ability to be more independent.

“Pathways to Opportunity strives to provide best practices services to the individuals and families we serve,” states Jessica Tursi, Goodwill’s Director of Disability Services & Navigation. “We are pleased to offer this free workshop, and invite everyone to share this information with anyone who may benefit from this education session.”

Goodwill SWFL is a nonprofit organization that is committed to serving people with disabilities and disadvantages by offering life-changing opportunities to achieve independence.  They have been providing services to people with disabilities and disadvantages since 1966 in five counties of Southwest Florida: Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades & Hendry counties,

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