To send content items to your account,
please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies.
If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account.
Find out more about sending content to .
To send content items to your Kindle, first ensure firstname.lastname@example.org
is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings
on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part
of your Kindle email address below.
Find out more about sending to your Kindle.
Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations.
‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi.
‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.
Section I of this chapter provides basic background on Wisconsin’s versions of the major national public benefit programmes that, in large part, dictate the structure and function of the Wispact trusts, the form of distributions, and the level of control that can be given to beneficiaries. Section II provides basic information on the two Wispact trusts, and the division of responsibility between the entities that manage the trusts. Sectiont III provides a picture of the role played by US-SNTs in general, and the particular roles envisioned for the Wispact trusts by the people who worked to create them. Sections IV and V describe eligibility to be a Wispact beneficiary and the process for creation and funding of an individual account. Section VI describes Wispact’s distribution policies, respect for the voice of the beneficiary and methods for working within SSI and Medicaid income-counting rules. Section VII addresses Wispact’s efforts to make smaller accounts affordable, and the uses of Wispact’s charitable Retained Fund. Section VIII is a brief discussion of US income tax issues and expenses faced by Wispact accounts. Section IX contains comments of the author on the relevance of Wispact’s experience to a basic-support trust like the one being envisioned for Hong Kong, and on how Wispact does, or does not, promote the human rights of its beneficiaries.
Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this to your organisation's collection.