General Publications Regarding Estate Planning, Guardianship
and Personal Futures Planning

The following are some of the publications listed on The Arc’s web site for a full listing, go to

A Family Handbook on Future Planning.
(1991 with updated 1998 inserts).
The Arc. $12.00.

Future Planning: Guardianship and People with Mental Retardation.
(Oct. 1997).
The Arc. $15 per 100 or single copy free with self-addressed stamped envelope.

Future Planning: Making Financial Arrangements with a Trust.
(Oct. 1997)
The Arc. $15 per 100 or single copy free with self-addressed stamped envelope.

All are available from The Arc of the United States, 500 E. Border St., S-300, Arlington, TX 76010, (817) 261-6003 Voice, (817) 277-0553 TDD.

A New Look at Guardianship and Protective Services that Support Personalized Living
T. Apolloni, & T.P. Cooke. Brookes Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285, (800) 638-3775. $24.95.

What Happens After We're Gone? Estate and Life Planning For Families In Which a Dependent Member Has a Disability or Mental Illness
(2nd Ed.). (1996)
D. Ruth-Heffelbower. Mennonite Mutual Aid, Advocacy and Education Resources, P. O. Box 483, Goshen, IN 46527, (800) 348-7468.

Benefits Management for Working People With Disabilities: An Advocate's Manual
E. Lopez-Soto & J. R. Sheldon, Jr. (Eds.). Greater Upstate Law Project, 80 St. Paul Street, Rochester, NY 14604, (716) 454-6500. $40.00.

Developmental Disabilities: A Life Span Approach
. J.L. Matson, & A. Marchetti (Eds.). Grune & Stratton, Philadelphia, PA. $45.00.

Estate Planning for Incompetency
C. Mero, Esq. Tax Management, Washington, D.C.

Estate Planning: Providing for your Child’s Future
H.A. Beyer. The Exceptional Parent, 16(9), 12-19.

Fail-Safe Estate Planning.
(April 1986)
M. Rotman, The Exceptional Parent.

Financial Planning for the Handicapped
D.P. Holdren, Ph.D. Charles C. Thomas Publishing Co., Springfield, IL. $32.50.

Future Financial Planning
(Nov.-Dec. 1988)
T. M. Varnet. The Exceptional Parent.

Guardianship: New Options for Parents
T. Apolloni. The Exceptional Parent, 17(8), 24-30.

Investing in Children: New Estimates of Parental Expenditures
T.J. Espenshade. The Urban Institute Press, 2100 M St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, (202) 857-8724. $20.50, plus $2.50 postage and handling.

The Life Planning Workbook: A hands-on guide to help parents provide for the future security and happiness of their child with a disability after their death
L. M. Russell, & A.E. Grant. Book Masters, P. O. Box 2039, Mansfield, OH 44905, (800) 247-6553. $28.45, shipping and handling is included.

Lifeplan: A Workbook for Assisting Parents of People with Developmental Disabilities in Thinking About the Future
W. T. Allen. (1989)
VERS Publications, California Institute on Human Services, Sonoma State University, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park, CA 94928, $16.50. (Make checks payable to Sonoma State University.)

Life Services Planning for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
3 guide set. (1988) - $20.00.

Steps to Enhance Guardianship Monitoring.

Guardianship: An Agenda for Reform

Survey and Model Statute on Guardianship
(1979) - $20.00

Determining Guardianship Competency
(1990) - $12.00
Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, The American Bar Association, 1800 M St., N.W., S-200 South, Washington, D.C. 20036, (202) 331-2240.

Loving Trust
R. Esperti. Viking Press.

Persons with Severe Mental Retardation and the Limits of Guardian Decision-Making
R.M. Veatch

Ethics of Dealing with Persons with Severe Handicap

P.R. Dokecki & R.M. Zaner, (Ed). Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, P. O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624. $25.00.

Planning for the Disabled Child
A. H. Wernz, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.: Milwaukee, WI.

Planning for the Future, Living in the Present
Advocacy and Protective Services, Inc., 3200 Riverside Dr., Columbus, OH 43221, (614) 487-3800. $18.00.

Planning for the Future: Providing a Meaningful Life for a Child with a Disability after Your Death
L. M. Russell, A. E. Grant, S. M. Joseph, & R. W. Fee. American Publishing Company, P. O. Box 988, Evanston, IL 60204, (800) 247-6553. $24.95, plus $3.50 shipping.