Martha’s Vineyard Community Services is offering a seminar on special needs planning for a family member with a developmental disability on Thursday, May 30 at MVCS in the board room of building B from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Frederick M. Misilo Jr., chair of Fletcher Tilton’s Special Needs and Elder Law Practice Group, will present the seminar. The workshop will address the unique needs that families have in planning the financial and legal future of their relatives with a disability. Topics covered will include the importance of special needs trusts in planning for government benefits, trustee selection and training, estate tax planning and a primer on government benefits. For more information and to register, call Kathi Hackett at the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Support Center at 508-693-7900 extension 249 or e-mail her at