ABLE NRC Outreach to Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) Communities in 2021

The ABLE National Resource Center (ABLE NRC) is pleased to announce the launch of our 2021 ABLE NRC BIPOC Ambassador program and the opportunity for four more BIPOC ABLE account owners to join our initiative. We will be working to increase awareness and engagement around ABLE accounts among minority populations who experience higher rates of poverty at the intersection of race and disability.  With the help of our BIPOC Ambassadors who are ABLE account owners […]

Organizations Can Join “America Saves Week” in February

America Saves Week, February 22-26, 2021, is a widely recognized national campaign where thousands of organizations join together to collectively encourage their communities to focus on their individual financial wellness. Over the course of a week, America Saves will cover money-related topics from a relatable, down-to-earth, positive perspective. Savers end the week with tools, resources, and clarity on their current financial situation, new savings goals and a realistic plan to achieve them. The America Saves […]

ABLE-eligible individuals may want to save all or a portion of their stimulus payment in a tax-advantaged ABLEnow account.

Expecting a federal stimulus payment? It might be a good time to consider saving with ABLEnow. Although stimulus payments are not treated as income by most federal, state and local programs, funds not spent within 12 months will count as resources and could impact eligibility for means-tested programs such as Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Prefer to have more flexibility? ABLE-eligible individuals may want to save all or a portion of their stimulus payment in […]

Global Mental Health & Intellectual Disability Facilities Industry

Global Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Facilities Market to Reach $239. 6 Billion by 2027. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Facilities estimated at US$172. Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Global Mental Health & Intellectual Disability Facilities Industry” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p05960668/?utm_source=GNW 9 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$239.6 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.8% over the […]

Encourage the Autism and I/DD Community to be Prioritized for COVID-19 Vaccination

As the leading non-profit corporation focused on advocating for the human, civil and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio, Disability Rights Ohio and its partners urge the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) to consider its recommendations as it formulates the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. While DRO and its partners is encouraged that Phase 1A of the present plan includes the people with intellectual disabilities, as well as those with mental illness, who live […]