Episode 51 Resources: ABLE Accounts - Answers to your questions

  • Real Economic Impact Network (REI Network) Overview
    Answers to your questions about the REI Network including: What is National Disability Institute’s Real Economic Impact Network (REI Network)? What does the REI Network do? What does NDI offer REI Network partners? How can an organization or individual become part of the REI Network?
    Source: National Disability Institute
    Website: www.realeconomicimpact.org
    Link: www.adalive.org/docs/publications/rei-network-overview.pdf
  • LEAD CENTER - Who We Are & What We Do
    Overview, Mission, and Inititatives of the LEAD Center
    Source: National Center on Leadership for the Employment and Economic Advancement of People with Disabilities (LEAD Center)
    Website: www.leadcenter.org
    Link: www.adalive.org/docs/publications/lead-center-overview.pdf
  • American Dream Employment Network (ADEN) Overview
    Answers to your questions about the ADEN including: What is the Ticket to Work program? Who is ADEN? Why is ADEN different?
    Source: American Dream Employment Network
    Website: americandreamen.org
    Link: www.adalive.org/docs/publications/aden-overview.pdf
  • Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, National Resource Center Overview
    Answers to your questions about the ABLE Act including: What is an ABLE account? Why the need for
    ABLE accounts? Who is eligible to open an ABLE account? What can the funds in the ABLE account be used for? What happens to the funds in the ABLE account when the beneficiary passes away?
    Source: ABLE National Resource Center
    Website: www.ablenrc.org
    Link: www.adalive.org/docs/publications/able-overview.pdf
  • Pioneering Pathways to a Better Economic Future
    Provides an Overview of NDI's Projects & Innovations including: Financial Education and Capability, Taxes and Tax Preparation, Financial Inclusion, Benefits Planning, Employment & Economic Self-Sufficiency, Public Policy, Research, and Real Economic Impact Network.
    Source: National Disability Institute
    Link: www.adalive.org/docs/publications/ndi-trifold.pdf

ABLE News & Highlights

Resources from the ABLE National Resource Center

Other Financial Information/Incentives

Work Incentives

  • American Dream Employment Network (ADEN)
    A group of service providers and employers working together to create a path for individuals with disabilities, who are currently receiving Social Security disability benefits, and want to return to, or begin working for the first time.
    Link: www.americandreamen.org
  • LEAD Center
    A collaborative of disability, workforce and economic empowerment organizations dedicated to improving competitive, integrated employment and economic self-sufficiency for people with disabilities.
    Link: www.leadcenter.org
  • Disability Employment Initiative (DEI)
    Helps American Job Centers (AJCs) improve employment outcomes of individuals with disabilities by providing tools and resources to serve those who are unemployed, underemployed and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits.
    Link: dei.workforcegps.org
  • Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center (WINTAC)
    Provides training and technical assistance to State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies (SVRAs) and related agencies and rehabilitation professionals and service providers to help them develop the skills and processes needed to meet the requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
    Link: www.wintac.org


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