For more than 65 years, The Arc has been supporting individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families. Learn more about The Arc and about how the Center for Future Planning® is supporting and encouraging families to plan for the future.
Planning ahead can help guide a person with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD) to lead a good life as independently as possible. A plan is important throughout all stages of life and especially in the future after the parent or caregiver is no longer able to provide support.
To better serve families and individuals with I/DD in future planning, “Build Your Plan”® is a tool that enables families to create accounts and begin to build their plans within the Center.
Find professionals in your community that will enable you to identify professionals that can help you in creating and implementing a future plan. These professionals include lawyers, financial planners, and insurance companies.
Planning for the future can be challenging, but it’s possible and necessary. Learn more about how families have planned for the future.
Do you know a person with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD) who has an immediate need for temporary or permanent support because a parent or primary caregiver can no longer provide that help? Learn how you can help.