Where to Go for Financial Information
October 03, 2023
These resources offer information related to money management and financial preparation for self-advocates and families of autistic individuals and others with disabilities.
The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2013 (S. 313/H.R.647) was introduced in the 113th Congress and became law on December 19, 2014. In 2015, the National Disability Institute created the ABLE National Resource Center website. The website is a go-to source for information pertaining to the Act, with financial and tax-specific information for self-advocates, families, financial planners, and employers on both the state and federal levels.
The National Disability Institute’s Financial Resilience Center serves as an online information hub to aid people with disabilities and chronic health conditions in building their financial resilience and navigating through financially difficult times.
The organization’s site contains various resources that are regularly updated, have interactive courses, and offer frequently asked questions sections for most resources. You can expect to find resources concerning:
The Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (CSESA) is a research and development project funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The December 2020 edition of CSESA’s Autism at-a-Glance focuses on money management. Within that issue, you can find several topics broken down into concentrated concepts that encompass the importance of financial planning for young adults.