The Arc’s Center for Future Planning
The Arc’s Center for Future Planning is for parents, guardians, and people with disabilities find the resources to help you, your family, or those you support start building a plan for the future.
When you think about the future, it is important to plan for how you will make decisions throughout your life
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) make many decisions. These decisions affect every part of daily life, including buying things they need, managing a budget, and talking with doctors about health care. It is very important to plan for how decisions are made and update this plan regularly. This way, everyone can make the decisions they want.
We encourage you to explore the following resources as you start to think about what your plan might look like.
· Get tips on how to start planning
· See how others have planned
· Decide where to start
· View archived webinars
· Start building your plan
We also recommend watching this video to learn more about why future planning is important, what’s included in a future plan, and how to get started.
Planning ahead provides peace of mind.