Connecting People with Disabilities

their families and those who support them to information about the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act and ABLE accounts.

Our mission is to educate, promote and support the positive impact ABLE can make on the lives of millions of Americans with disabilities and their families.

What can we help you with today?

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LEARN

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SAVE

I’m ready to open an ABLE account.
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GROW

I want to maximize the impact of my account.

For Support Professionals

If you're an employer, benefits counselor, financial advisor or disability service provider, the ABLE NRC can help you promote the power of ABLE accounts to individuals and families you serve.

  • Guide for Employers
  • Guide for Service Providers
  • Guide for Youth Service Providers

April is #ABLEtoSave Month

This month-long campaign provided people with disabilities and their families information about the significance of ABLE accounts and how these accounts can be used to address daily needs, help achieve long-term goals and dreams and increase their financial well-being.

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Happening Now

NEW EVENTS & RESOURCES

Spring 2024 AchievABLE™ Newsletter

ABLE Youth Transition Toolkit

Tax Time Tips Webinar Recording

The Faces of ABLE

Meet our ABLE Ambassadors! Explore their profiles to hear directly from ABLE account owners and family members about why they knew ABLE was right for them, their experience opening an ABLE account and how easy it was to get started saving.

Eric Cardenas

Eric Cardenas

Eric is a first generation Mexican-American and Deaf LGBT person. He hopes to use his ABLE account to purchase and adapt a house.

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Eric Cardenas

Jessica baking cupcakes

Jessica Sahlman

Jessica is using her ABLE account to save for a driverless car.

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Jessica Sahlman

Sarah Perez

Sarah is saving for transportation, continuing education classes, her YMCA Membership and art supplies.

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Sarah Perez

Pshon Barrett

Pshon uses ABLE to save for disability-related expenses, including adaptive technology.

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Pshon Barrett

Edward Mitchell ABLE testimony Supporting Economic Stability and Self-Sufficiency as Americans with Disabilities and their Families Age

Edward Mitchell

Edward Mitchell is saving for vehicle modifications and accessible housing needs.

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Edward Mitchell

At a Glance...

The life-changing Power of ABLE accounts

For millions of eligible individuals with disabilities and their families, ABLE accounts can help improve health, independence and quality of life.
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Explore Our Decision Guides

Ready and ABLE to Work and Save

This Decision Guide provides guidance on how to effectively use your ABLE account to help you get a job, keep a job, advance in your career and save your employment earnings to achieve your financial goals.

Determining Qualified Disability Expenses

How can you spend the money in your ABLE account? This guide will explain what types of items you're allowed to purchase (Qualified Disability Expenses) with the money that you have saved.

Help Support ABLE NRC

Your financial donation can help us advance the positive impact that ABLE accounts can make on the lives of millions of Americans with disabilities and their families.

For me, an ABLE account was the answer for my son...I may not know what our future holds, but I do rest a little easier knowing that financially I can help him even after I am no longer here to physically help him. The ABLE account is a life saver for us.

Beverli Austin Parent of an ABLE Account Owner

ABLE has allowed me to start saving without penalizing or jeopardizing my benefits. Plus, unlike a special needs trust that must be controlled by a trustee or trustees, ABLE gives me – a person with a disability – control over my finances and increased independence.

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Edward Mitchell ABLE Account Owner

The first thing to know is that the account is easy to set up. I’m not a financial or a mathematical person. I’m just a mother looking out for her son’s future...The ABLE account is one easy, simple way to get that done. It is one simple thing you can do.

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Cheryl Walfall-Flagg Parent of an ABLE Account Owner

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