Edward Mitchell is saving for vehicle modifications and accessible housing needs.
Explore our ABLE ambassadors’ stories to hear directly from ABLE account owners about their experience opening an ABLE account, why they knew ABLE was right for them, and how easy it was to get started.
Sarah Perez is saving for transportation, continuing education classes, her YMCA Membership and art supplies.
Jessica is a self-advocate with Down syndrome. She is a Special Olympics basketball athlete who enjoys participating in local theater productions. Jessica is working and saving to become financially independent and has a goal of using her ABLE account to save for a driverless car.
Simon Cantos is saving for future qualified disability expenses, like paying for a new power wheelchair and adapting a future home.
Recent graduate from U.C., Berkeley with a Bachelor's in Molecular & Cell Biology. Currently a volunteer and research assistant at Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA. ABLE funds are being saved for medical school.
Pshon understands the expenses related with disability and has handled cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act as an attorney. Pshon is a member of the Boards of Directors for multiple state and national organizations. She uses ABLE to save for disability-related expenses, including adaptive technology.
Eric is a first generation Mexican-American and Deaf LGBT person. He hopes to use the funds from his ABLE account to purchase and adapt a house.
Katy Oliver is saving for disability-related equipment that will help her with her mobility and enable her to be more independent.
Nathan Turner is saving for larger purchases. He has used his ABLE account to purchase an accessible vehicle and has saved several thousand dollars as a down payment for a home.
Leah works to improve the quality of life for people living with physical limitations as an Advisor at Full Circle Home Technologies. Hearing the word “no” motivates Leah, who uses an ABLE account to gain independence and save for her next accessible vehicle.
Latino Chiricahua Apache, Two Spirits on the Board of Directors for Disability Rights California and National Disability Rights Network. ABLE funds are being saved to maintain a safety net while working to be self-sufficient.
Rachel Mast is saving for college and her dream of owning a pink house.
Law student who is a Senior Accessibility Consultant in Minneapolis, MN for Thomson Reuters. ABLE funds are being saved for retirement.
Timothy is a disabled veteran who mentors individuals with disabilities and teaches them how to advocate for themselves. As a part of his advocacy, Timothy has been spreading the word about ABLE accounts, especially to people who cannot afford to set up a trust fund.
Disability rights attorney for Indiana’s Protection and Advocacy Agency. ABLE funds are being saved for durable medical equipment and a down payment on a house.
Retired United States Air Force veteran with a Bachelor's in Finance and Account Management. ABLE funds are being saved for housing expenses.
Al is saving for retirement.