Plan for the future of your child with special needs at Marbridge expo Saturday

Marbridge resident Barbara Jones eats dinner with Ronnie Farrell in the dining room at Marbridge. 

Marbridge, a nonprofit residential community for people with intellectual disabilitie, is hosting an conference Saturday to help parents of children with disabilities plan for their future. Topics include how to legally protect your assets and preserve benefits for your child; how to understand Social Security benefits, Medicaid, Medicare and more; employment opportunities; local nonprofit organizations that can help; and life planning.

The World of Opportunities Expo is free and runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  at Marbridge, 2310 Bliss Spillar Road, Manchaca. You should RSVP at 512-282-1144;


Author: Nicole Villalpando

Nicole Villalpando writes about families in the Raising Austin blog and the Raising Austin column on Saturdays. She also offers a weekly and monthly family calendar at She tweets at @raisingaustin.

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