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Hope Trust Blog

Feel free to browse our posts about various issues surrounding the current state of trust planning and management. Here, you will find in depth analysis of high profile topics from the team that leads HopeTrust, as well as summaries of recent developments in the field.

Journal

Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month with National Suicide Prevention Week September 8-14, 2019.    During this annual campaign, individuals and organizations join together to raise awareness and provide education.  Many suicides can be prevented by knowing the warning signs and what to do if they are present. According to the International Association for Suicide […]


by Hope Trust • September 16, 2019
Lifestyle Special Needs

Language in the Autism Community

Everyone wants to be respected – this is a human universal. One of the ways we show respect to one another is the language we use to describe people. In the autism community, there is an ongoing debate about the most respectful way to refer to an individual with autism. The debate revolves around the […]


by Hope Trust • July 29, 2019
Special Needs

The Mental Health Handbook

The landscape of mental health planning and services can be difficult to navigate, especially in times of crisis. Many family caregivers are caught off guard when a mental health crisis affects a loved one, and they are left scrambling to find for the best solutions to the situation. Developing the optimum care plan for individuals […]


by Hope Trust • June 21, 2019
Special Needs

Israeli Military Programs Utilize the Strengths of Autistic Individuals

Approximately one percent of the world’s population is diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder. Diagnosis often means a lifetime of challenges for people with Autism as they have difficulty learning social skills and communicating with others. These challenges make it difficult for teenagers and adults to find jobs and contribute meaningfully within their communities. However, programs […]


by Hope Trust • June 18, 2019
Finance Special Needs

Financial Planning for Families with Special Needs

The reality of supporting a child with special needs is that care, support, and education over the course of the child’s lifetime are expensive. While the government will assist families with the basic level of service to the child, parents who want a higher level of care often have to pay out of pocket for […]


by Hope Trust • May 10, 2019