Monthly Archives: December 2014

  • (Source: The Arc blog) Second in a Three-Part Series By Laurie Hanson, Esq., Special Needs Alliance There are an estimated 600,000-700,000 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in the United States who are living with aging family members and with no plan in place for their future. With the launch of the Center for Future Planning, […]

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  • (Source: The Arc) President Obama signed the ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) Act into law on Friday, Dec. 19. This was a part of a larger bill of end of year tax provisions approved by Congress in the closing days of the session. The Arc previously reported on Dec. 3 the House of Representatives passed […]

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  • Dec. 19, 2014 The Arc of the Midlands ​ABLE Act overwhelmingly passes U.S. Senate; moves on to President Obama Article from Disability Scoop The U.S. Senate has voted overwhelmingly to send legislation to the president establishing a new way for people with disabilities to save money without risking their government benefits. Lawmakers voted 76 to […]

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