Welcome to your Protected Tomorrows Community

What We Do

At Protected Tomorrows, we know that caring and planning for the future of a family member with special needs is often overwhelming. We take your hand and guide you through the process of planning that future, alleviating your anxieties and transforming your uncertainty into positive action that not only secures a brighter future for your loved one with special needs, but helps you and your family member to grow on your journey together. More>


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Protected Tomorrows can help…
You choose the path that fits you best!


  1. On-Line Educational Tutorials – Ready NOW! ($2.99 – $9.99)

  2. Zoom Classes – Check Back Soon for Dates and Topics

  3. Parent University Monthly Workshops – Check Back Soon for Dates and Topics

  4. Individualized Planning Relationship – Call NOW for an Appointment!

  5. Advocate Program  – More information Here 

What is Protected Tomorrows?

Our founder, Mary Anne Ehlert, CFP, had a successful career in the financial industry when she decided to act on her lifelong desire to specialize in serving the families of the disabled. The source of her inspiration was very dear to her heart. Mary Anne herself had come from such a family. Her younger sister, Marcia, to whom she felt especially close, suffered severe mental handicaps due to cerebral palsy. Although their parents were naturally determined that Marcia should get the best possible care, they had also been understandably confused how best to plan and provide for her future.

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Planning For A Protected Tomorrow: with Updated ABLE Account information

RettEd Today Monthly Webcast presents Mary Anne Ehlert. RettSyndrome.org

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Family Membership

Protected Tomorrows is growing its community of families and caregivers through our Family Membership.



“U.S. special-needs families face complex retirement planning”

Reuters article by Mark Miller


ABLE Act Webinar

Special Olympics Illinois, Protected Tomorrows, Inc., and Rubin Law along with the State of Illinois discuss the ABLE Act.

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