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.

Finance Special Needs Trusts

Developing a Lifetime Care Plan for Children with Special Needs

Parents and caregivers planning a lifetime of care for children with special needs can feel like they are trying to hit a continuously moving target. Between filing for government aid, financial planning, and navigating the healthcare system, it’s a full time job to organize proper care for a child with special needs. In addition to […]

by Jessica Fisher • December 17, 2019
Special Needs Technology

Tech Companies Design Apps for the Special Needs Community

New technologies have opened up new worlds for us by expanding the way in which we can communicate and share information with one another. As new technologies continue to develop, we are seeing more and more tools emerge that are geared toward helping the special needs community. New software, apps, and even robotics are being […]

by Jessica Fisher • December 4, 2019
Special Needs Travel

Calming Room Soothes Special Needs Amusement Park Goers 

Dollywood, located in Pigeon Forge, TN, is one of the top 50 most frequented theme parks in the world. The theme park bears name of country music’s Dolly Parton, and is visited annually by over two million guests. Recently, the major theme park and resort has introduced a calming room for children with Autism. Dollywood […]

by Jessica Fisher • December 3, 2019

Retailers Offer Adaptive Halloween Costumes for Children With Special Needs

Over the last few years we’ve seen a positive trend emerging among retailers offering more products geared toward people with differing abilities. This year, Target launched a new line of adaptive Halloween costumes designed for children with special needs. Parents of special needs children that use wheelchairs or walkers know all too well the difficulty […]

by Jessica Fisher • November 5, 2019

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 Jessica Fisher • September 16, 2019