ABLE—The Arc’s Center for Future Planning™  to host two webinars on ABLE Act

Since the passage of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, states have been enacting enabling legislation, Congress has amended the law, and federal agencies have been promulgating regulations and issuing guidance.

With these latest developments in mind, The Center for Future Planning™ is hosting two webinars during March to review the basics of the ABLE Act, discuss these developments, and explore what will come next. To register, click on “Registration” next to Not Started on the session status line. 

  • Tuesday, March 15 at 2:00 pm EDT: Marty Ford, Senior Executive Officer for Public Policy at The Arc, will review the basics of the ABLE Act; the recent IRS and SSA decisions and their implications for chapter staff of The Arc and other disability professionals; state program launch information; and major differences between ABLE accounts and specials needs trusts (SNTs). 
  • Thursday, March 17 at 2:00 pm EDT: Marty Ford will be joined by Samantha Crane, Legal Director and Director of Public Policy, Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN). These two experts on the ABLE Act will explore the basics of the ABLE Act; IRS/SSA’s recent decisions and their implications for people with I/DD and their families; state program launch information; as well as the major differences between ABLE accounts and special needs trusts (SNTs). 
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