NAMI – San Gabriel Valley

Distinguished Speaker Meeting

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Location: Wilson Auditorium 2471 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena

Time: 7:00 PM Business Meeting 7:30 PM—8:30 Speaker

Speaker: Robyn Gantswerg, Ph.D. Peer Self-Advocacy Program Disability Rights California

Subject: Don’t Take No for an Answer: Knowing Your Rights and Advocating for Them

March Speaker; Marc Shulman

Topic; Understanding and Setting Up a Special Needs Trust

Marc Shulman is the founder of the National Center on Life Planning (NCLP), based in Northridge CA.  NCLP assists average families with a loved one living with a disability to accomplish comprehensive life and estate planning at the lowest possible cost. Shulman has been providing free seminars for over thirty years, many at NAMI affiliates. He will guide us through stepwise, in depth information on how to understand and approach the setup of a Special Needs Trust.

What is NAMI?

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI has over 1,100 affiliates in communities across the country who engage in advocacy, research, support and education. Members of NAMI are families, friends and people living with mental illnesses such as major deepression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder.

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