Scholarships include American Assoc on Health and Disability Scholarship, Microsoft Disability Scholarship, Autism Can Do Scholarship, Nat'l Federation of the Blind Scholarship, Org for Autism Research Scholarship, 180 Medical Scholarship, and ABC Law Centers Cerebral Palsy Bi-Annual Scholarship.…
By Lauren Danz    |
Uses include health, housing, education, transportation, assistive technology, employment training and support, personal support services, and basic living needs.…
By Adam Hartwell    |
Prior to the creation of Attainable® accounts, individuals receiving federal benefits were not allowed to retain more than $2,000 in assets, which often resulted in spending down their funds on unnecessary items. With Attainable®, individuals can now avoid spend downs and save for their actual needs.…
By Adam Hartwell    |
Questions answered include what are the differences among ABLE, SSI, and SNTs, how does one report an ABLE account to the SSA, and can you directly deposit your SSI check into your ABLE account…
By Adam Hartwell    |
Learn why establishing an Attainable® Savings Account when a child is young will be beneficial to helping funds in the account grow, and how much an investment may be worth in 5, 10, 15, or 20 years. …
By Adam Hartwell    |
Learn how VA benefits and Attainable® can be used together to improve the lives of Veterans by providing forms of assistance that work well together and helping Veterans pay for services like physical therapy or mental health appointments.…
By Adam Hartwell    |
Learn how you can use the funds in your Attainable® account, examples of qualified disability expenses, if withdrawals require approval, if you need to prove what funds are spent on, and what happens if you use funds for a non-qualified disability expense. …
By Shaun Connolly    |
Learn about IEPs, the accommodations available in college, and the role parents can play in helping their child with a disability succeed. …
By Mary Rubenis    |
We reflect on the relationships MEFA has built within the disability community and answer common questions about Attainable® accounts related to tax benefits, account owners, and qualified disability expenses. …
By Mary Rubenis    |
Learn about real-life examples of the use of ABLE accounts, the biggest benefits of ABLE accounts, the benefits of having both a special needs trust and an ABLE account, and how trusts can make contributions to ABLE. …
By Mary Rubenis    |