This year has been a banner year for passing some important legislation with regard to people with disabilities in Massachusetts. Thursday, October 23rd, Governor Deval Patrick held a ceremonial signing of three important bills: The Real Lives Bill (H4237) enables people with intellectual disabilities to make decisions that are central to how they live their […]
Mark Worthington and Annette Hines have been selected to the 2014 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers selects attorneys after a rigorous process. Each nominated attorney is evaluated by […]
The Transition to Adulthood For youth with disabilities, there are many things to consider … An individual’s transition plan must look at many elements of adult living: Employment opportunities Vocational and post-secondary education Where to live and with whom Independent living skills Recreation Leisure activities Social relationships Self-advocacy Health and safety Financial benefits Income planning […]
If you are a parent of a school age special needs child and would like to attend the WrightsLaw Seminar coming up later this month in Lawrence, Massachusetts, please contact us and be our guest. We have paid for two admissions and will give them out on a first come first served basis. Please call […]
Correction to our latest blog post about our Transition Planning Lecture on May 29th at 6:00 PM: There will be no $50 fee, as this is a free seminar. However, there is still limited seating, so please call ahead at (508) 861-3453 if you plan on attending. We hope to see you here!
“Transition Planning”, our most requested topic, will take place on Thursday, May 29th at 6:00 PM in our office at 20 Speen Street, Suite 101, Framingham, MA. This lecture will consist of a complimentary 45 minute presentation followed by answers to your questions. Space is limited and we are expecting to run out of available […]
We’re excited to unveil a new service to our future and existing clients! Beginning Thursday, February 27th, Attorney Annette Hines-Worthington will be sharing her vast wisdom on Estate and Special Needs Planning via a series of lectures. Each topic will consist of a 45 minute lecture followed by answers to your questions. Seating is […]
Managing Partner of the Special Needs Law Group of Massachusetts, PC, Mark Worthington, was designated as a Super Lawyer for the sixth consecutive year! How does an attorney receive such an honor and what drives this continuing tradition of selecting Super Lawyers? According to Cindy Larson, publisher of the Super Lawyers Magazine, “The selection process is […]
This is the title of an Article written by Michelle Diamant and published in DISABILITY SCOOP, an online newspaper, on August 5, 2013. See the full Article here http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2013/08/05/woman-prevails-guardianship/18452/. The story was about a woman named Jenny in Virginia who had an intellectual disability and was 29 years old. Her mother and step-father had temporary […]
Our Shared Living model is designed to serve adults over 22 years old with mild to moderate disabilities in a large house setting with opportunities built-in for friendships, social opportunities/development and the chance to integrate with a community of their peers.