Category Archives: Self-Advocates

Coffee shop benefiting Winston-Salem/Forsyth students in the works | Local News | journalnow.com

Source: Coffee shop benefiting Winston-Salem/Forsyth students in the works | Local News | journalnow.com Advertisements

Posted in Advocacy, Awareness, Employment, News, Self-Advocates

New Tax Law Makes Changes to ABLE Accounts | SpecialNeedsAnswers

Source: New Tax Law Makes Changes to ABLE Accounts | SpecialNeedsAnswers

Posted in Advocacy, Education, Employment, News, Self-Advocates

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Releases Guidance on ABLE Accounts | ABLE National Resource Center

Source: Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Releases Guidance on ABLE Accounts | ABLE National Resource Center

Posted in Advocacy, News, politics, Self-Advocates

Dancer with Down syndrome picked to compete in Minnesota Miss USA pageant – TODAY.com

Source: Dancer with Down syndrome picked to compete in Minnesota Miss USA pageant – TODAY.com

Posted in Advocacy, Awareness, News, Self-Advocates, Social Activities

12-year-old boy with Down syndrome and mom run cupcake shop – ABC News

Source: 12-year-old boy with Down syndrome and mom run cupcake shop – ABC News

Posted in Advocacy, Employment, News, Self-Advocates

Counting Down to the 3-2-1 Deacon Dash for Down Syndrome – March 25, Forsyth Family Magazine

Posted in Advocacy, Awareness, Health, Medical, Self-Advocates, Social Activities

Down Syndrome No Barrier For Firefighter – Disability Scoop

Not everyone was immediately on board when Jason Eagan, who has Down syndrome, said he wanted to become a firefighter. But with persistence, he found his place. Source: Down Syndrome No Barrier For Firefighter – Disability Scoop

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New Law Expands Access To Special Needs Trusts – Disability Scoop

Tucked inside a larger bill signed by President Barack Obama this week is a tweak to federal law that’s designed to make it easier for people with disabilities to save money. Source: New Law Expands Access To Special Needs Trusts … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes To ABLE Act Draw Opposition – Disability Scoop

In an unusual move, dozens of disability advocacy groups say they’re ready to line up against efforts in Congress to expand the ABLE Act over concerns that the changes don’t go far enough. Source: Proposed Changes To ABLE Act Draw … Continue reading

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Congress Eyes Changes To ABLE Act, Special Needs Trusts – Disability Scoop

A handful of bills designed to make it easier for people with disabilities to save money are advancing in Congress. Source: Congress Eyes Changes To ABLE Act, Special Needs Trusts – Disability Scoop

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