One of the most challenging issues facing parents and family members
with developmental disabilities is planning for the future.
Ignorance and fear too often
keep families in isolation and inaction.
Lack of information, guidance and resources are
major obstacles to
overcome as many parents, particularly those who are
aging and in need of assistance, struggle just to
make it through the day.
The Hope for Tomorrow project, a collaborative
initiative between HDI, Sanders-Brown
Aging at the University of Kentucky and the
Retirement Research Foundation,
to provide valuable information to
families of individuals with disabilities
are able to successfully navigate
resource and financial planning. Given
the reality of
limited resources, the
impact that assets can have on a
person's eligibility for governmental
programs, and the complex emotional
issues, knowledge is very