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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.

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Your Vote Counts!

November 3 is Election Day and every vote counts! Voting is one of our most important civil rights, but it is not always accessible for persons with disabilities. According to projections from Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, in 2020, more than 38 million eligible voters have disabilities. That is more than 16 percent […]


by Jessica Fisher • October 2, 2020
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Special Education Amid Covid-19

With the onset of Covid-19, educators have found themselves in uncharted territory.  In the spring, when schools closed their doors, they were forced to shift from in-school instruction to online instruction.  For the roughly 7 million American students with special needs, the coronavirus pandemic and its attendant school closures have presented unique challenges.  At school, […]


by Jessica Fisher • October 1, 2020
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Fighting For Your Child’s Rights

The beginning of school across America has many parents remaining concerned about the success of the year ahead. It’s been widely acknowledged that the level of education being provided to students in 2020 is not likely meeting typical academic standards. And it may take years before we see the costs to this generation’s learning and […]


by Jessica Fisher • August 24, 2020
Lifestyle Special Needs Technology Uncategorized

Back to School

With summer waning and temperatures beginning to cool, many American families are preparing for the start of a new school year. Typically, a new school year brings a certain amount of excitement and anticipation. Shopping for supplies and new clothes; meeting new classmates, making new friends, and meeting new teachers are all among the rituals […]


by Jessica Fisher • August 17, 2020
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30 Years of the ADA

Anyone who has ever used a ramp at an airport to roll luggage, or at a mall to push a stroller, has benefited from the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). But as helpful and necessary as those ramps may seem for all, they wouldn’t exist had they not been installed specifically to accommodate those using […]


by Jessica Fisher • August 12, 2020