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Each year, the TASH Conference strengthens the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders within the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for an inclusive world. This year’s conference theme, “Gateway to Equity,” explores inclusive communities, schools, and workplaces that support people with disabilities, including those with complex support needs, in living a fair, just, and balanced life. Return to TASH website.

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Thursday, December 1 • 8:20am - 9:10am
ABLE Accounts: How They Work And How They Compare LIMITED

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Laws and regulations change and the confusion can make savings for disability-related expenses difficult. Families and individuals face the potential loss of federal benefits or the unintended consequence of not providing for future welfare. The ABLE Act is something new under the sun for the special needs community. This presentation will review the legal and regulatory updates of ABLE, how accounts are structured, the limitations, and the benefits. The presentation will also touch upon other exempt financial resources that families/providers can access and how they interact with ABLE. The amount of information available from Social Security, Medicaid, and other sources can be overwhelming. Many times families turn to providers for direction. This session will provide a concise reference for ABLE and other exempt savings options for providers and families. Top 3 Objectives: 1. Review and summarize the legal and regulatory updates of the ABLE ACT 2. Evaluate and compare options available to protect government benefits and assets 3. Explain how families and providers can incorporate ABLE for individuals in their care Description: Laws and regulations change and the confusion can make savings for disability-related expenses difficult. Families and individuals face the potential loss of federal benefits or the unintended consequence of not providing for future welfare. The ABLE Act is something new under the sun for the special needs community. This presentation will review the legal and regulatory updates of ABLE, how accounts are structured, the limitations, and the benefits. The presentation will also touch upon other exempt financial resources that families/providers can access and how they interact with ABLE. The amount of information available from Social Security, Medicaid, and other sources can be overwhelming. Many times families turn to providers for direction. This session will provide a concise reference for ABLE and other exempt savings options for providers and families. Thank you. I hope this will be a helpful addition to your agenda. Have a great weekend.

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Thursday December 1, 2016 8:20am - 9:10am
Station Master Room Union Station Hotel St. Louis

Attendees (30)