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  • Posted October 20, 2020

Autistic Individuals Vote In Elections Also

With the right preparations, anyone can and should vote. Autistics and beyond are more than competent and capable …

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  • Posted October 16, 2020

Connecticut Launches their own ABLE account

Connecticut has just announced their ABLE program in Connecticut. And I know many individuals have been opening ABLE …

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  • Posted October 2, 2020

A Guide to Autism and Full-Time Employment

When I was growing up, I didn’t have any particular career ambitions, except for working part-time in a …

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  • Posted September 26, 2020

What Expenses Can ABLE Accounts Pay For?

One of the common questions that I am asked regarding ABLE accounts is what the money can be …

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  • Posted September 25, 2020

Five Practical Uses for an ABLE Account

ABLE accounts are definitely a buzz word these days, in least in my world. Many times when anyone …

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  • Posted September 23, 2020

The Pros and Cons of ABLE Accounts

This is intended to be a very short Pro/Con list of some things to consider when looking into …

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  • Posted September 19, 2020

Who can Open An ABLE Account?

ABLE accounts, new tax-free saving accounts for people with disabilities, hold great promise for special needs planning. But …

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  • Posted September 13, 2020

Preschool in a COVID-19 world

Real talk – today my wife and I decided to pull our daughter out of preschool because of …

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  • Posted September 11, 2020

7 Things Parents Can Do To Help Their Autistic Teen Drive

Driving is one of the most important milestones an individual achieves in a lifetime. It symbolizes many things: …

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  • Posted September 11, 2020

Special Needs Trusts Are NOT Plans

All too often I will have someone tell me they have a “plan”, because they’ve gotten their Special …

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