Here is a great explanation of the ABLE Act from the National Disability Institute. This explains what the Act means for people with disabilities.
Congress Passes ABLE Act: Major Victory for Persons with Disabilities and Their Families
(Washington, D.C. – Dec. 17, 2014) – Last night, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014 by a vote of 76 to 16. First introduced in…Continue
An article in Disability Scoop by Michelle Diament about how the Senate voted to pass the ABLE Act. The bill now goes to the President to sign. The ABLE Act would allow people with disabilities to deposit up to $14,000 annually under current gift-tax limitations and accrue as much as $100,000 without risking eligibility for Social Security and other government programs.
An article in Disability Scoop by Michelle Diament about how the senator who shaped the American with Disabilities Act is stepping down after 40 years. It's interesting to read what he all has done.
By Michelle Diament
After 40 years on Capitol Hill, a U.S. senator who shaped the Americans with Disabilities Act is leaving his post.
Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, is…Continue
This is an inspiring story done by Dave Delozier of Channel 3000/WISCTV about a man who wants to his education to help others with disabilities. He has designed several pieces of equiptment already that help people with disabilities partake in recreational activities and plans to continue to do so.
By Dave Delozier
Twelve years ago, an accident left John Martinson paralyzed from the chest down. That day changed…Continue