Healthy Families

Family Health Forum

Family Health Forums (FHF) provide a space for families and caregivers of Special Olympics athletes to engage with health professionals, community leaders and social service providers that offers access to health information, resources and support. Topics discussed at past Family Health Forums include government benefits for your loved one with special needs, caring for the caregiver, transitioning to adult healthcare, and disability rights.

 

Upcoming webinars: 

 

Tuesday, September 29, 5pm

 

Government Benefits for your Loved One with Special Needs 

 

Presenter: Stuart Hawkins, FuturesPlanned, LLC

 

This workshop will provide a greater understanding of the various government benefits available to your loved one. It will discuss in detail how to qualify, maximize, and preserve benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability (SSDI), Medicaid, Medicare, and the ABLE Act.