[Ohio-talk] ABLE Account

Marianne Denning marianne at denningweb.com
Wed Apr 20 02:23:32 UTC 2016


I did look at the list of organizations that supported the federal
legislation and NFB is on that list.  I hope they will expand this in
the future to include people who become disabled at any age.  It seems
discriminatory to me.  Most people become disabled later in life.

On 4/19/16, Christopher Sabine, ONH Consulting via Ohio-Talk
<ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Denver. I agree with you wholeheartedly. There are also many who are either
> congenitally blind or became Blind before age 26 who could benefit from
> this
> later in life.
>
> Chris
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ohio-Talk [mailto:ohio-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Denver
> Jones via Ohio-Talk
> Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 3:45 PM
> To: NFB of Ohio Announcement and Discussion List
> Cc: Denver Jones
> Subject: Re: [Ohio-talk] ABLE Account
>
> While I do not fall into that category, I agree wholeheartedly that there
> should be a presentation. I think it would be great to help grow a younger
> crowd, if they hear us talking about things that are more applicable to
> them.
>
> Respectfully,
>
>
> Denver. Jones
>
>> On Apr 19, 2016, at 3:05 PM, Cheryl Fields via Ohio-Talk
> <ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>>
>> This is good info.
>> A presentation in Nov. would be really good. Cheryl
>>
>> On 4/19/16, Marianne Denning via Ohio-Talk <ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>>> Ohio plans to have a method for setting up an ABLE account this
>>> summer.  An ABLE account is available to people who developed a
>>> disability before age
>>> 26 and allows us and family members and friends to put money into
>>> this account to purchase disability specific needs or education.  You
>>> can put up to $14,000 per year into this account and the money does
>>> not count against anyone who has income from SSI.  I think it would
>>> be good to have a presentation on this at the convention this fall.
>>> There may be people on this list and other NFB members who are
>>> interested
> in this type of account.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Marianne Denning, TVI, MA
>>> Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired
>>> (513) 607-6053
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Marianne Denning, TVI, MA
Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired
(513) 607-6053



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