People with special needs can be included and lead meaningful lives with the right services and support. We can help someone grow and contribute to and enjoy life by helping them put those supports and services in place.
As many people with disabilities know, people who are disabled before age 26 qualify to establish an ABLE Account. Many wonder who can contribute to a TEXAS Able account? Can the disabled person contribute to their own? When funds are distributed, what can they be used for? Read more here about Texas ABLE accounts.
Many of us have read that our Social Security retirement checks can be expected to shrink by 23% beginning in 2034. But what about the impact of the creeping effects of inflation? And the rising costs of housing and medical expenses for retirees?
For years, companies have maintained low expectations about hiring people with disabilities. Most of these companies believed that employees with disabilities could not perform well in the workplace and that actively hiring them would drag company performance and profits down.
Thankfully, over time, many employers have come to understand that these perceptions are untrue. And new research strongly suggests that the opposite — that hiring people with disabilities is good for business.
The Texas Senate on Tuesday gave unanimous approval to a bill designed to identify children with mental health needs and direct them to treatment before they can harm themselves and others. Find out more about Texas Senate Bill 10 here.
Finding out you have an incurable chronic illness will change your life and the lives of those you love. Tessa Miller shares 5 things she wishes she knew before her chronic illness.