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Proxy Parent Newsletter Archive



Spring Newsletter #20
All Things Must Pass
Saying Yes
The Show Goes On Baron Miller
Book Review - History of a Jigsaw Puzzle



Spring Newsletter #18
How to Supplement SSI
Tolly’s Business Card
Book Review - Treating the BRAIN: What the Best Doctors Know

Fall Newsletter #19
Get Empowered
Continuity of Care
Book Review - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time


Summer Newsletter #16
My Two Children
Anticipating The Future
Book Review - Mental Illness: A Handbook for Careers

Winter Newsletter #17
Dear Friends & Family of Proxy Parent Foundation
Who to Designate as a Trustee
Bruce’s Yams
Book Review - Bi-Polar Disorder for Dummies


Summer Newsletter #14
Who Will Care When We’re Not Here?
After Years of Psychiatric Problems, I Finally Have a PLAN
Book Review - Tales From Both Sides of the Brain

Fall Newsletter #15
How Can a PLAN Special Needs Trust Work Before It’s Funded? What is a PAYG?
Legislative Report
Book Review - The Mind-Gut Connection


Summer Newsletter #13
Funding a Special Needs Trust with a Retirement Account
Achieving a Better Life Balance (ABLE) Act
Book Review - Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise in Mental Illness in America


Fall Newsletter #12
Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way…
Will or Trust or …
New Scientific Test for Mental Illness


Spring Newsletter #11
When Should a Special Needs Trust Go Into Effect?
Capitol Insight
Movie Review- Silver Linings Playbook


Spring Newsletter #9
How Safe Are Trust Funds?
When the Rubber Hits the Road
Book Review - Change Your Brain, Change Your Life: The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness.

Fall Newsletter #10
Legislative Update
Do We Really Need a Special Needs Trust?
SSI Electronic Payment Deadline
Book Review - Father’s Day: A Journey into the Mind and Heart of my Extraordinary Son


Spring Newsletter #7
The All-Time Courage Team
Health Reform & Public Mental Health: The First Wave
Book Review: The Cleveland Guide to Epilepsy

Fall Newsletter #8
Personal Support Services
Personal Support Services - Image or Reality
Book Review - Your Mental Health: A Layman’s Guide to the Psychiatrist’s Bible


Spring Newsletter #5
Personal Support Services
Importance of Trustee
Book Review - Treating the Brain

Fall Newsletter #6
Pooled Trusts for Over 65yrs
Impact - Health Care Reform
Timely Funding - Special Needs Trusts
Book Review - The Mind & the Brain


Spring Newsletter #3
Focus on Benefits
SSI in 2009
Coping w/Budget Issues
Alexandria Hotel Claimants

Fall Newsletter #4
Exec Dir Message
What is a Special Needs Trusts
1st Party & Pooled Special Needs Trusts
Book Review - Boy Alone



Spring Newsletter #1
History of PLAN

Fall Newsletter #2
President’s Message
New Volunteers
Advisor Update