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ABLE Accounts

If you have a disability that began before you turned 26, you may be eligible for an ABLE Account. The ABLE Act was approved in 2014 to help people with disabilities save money in a “tax-favored” account. Money saved in ABLE accounts can be used to pay for expenses that help to maintain your health,…

Mental Health Awareness: Preventing Stigma and Self Stigma

Mental Health Stigma and Self Stigma The video in this post was produced by Disability Rights Washington before COVID-19, but it’s message still applies! At the time, 1 in 5 people were living with a mental health disability. Fast forward to 2020—half of adults said that worry or stress related to the Pandemic had a…

WeThe15 Campaign

In August, a group of international organizations launched WeThe15, a global disability rights campaign. WeThe15’s primary aim is to improve inclusion for 1.2 billion people who are living with disabilities—15% of all the people in the world. It’s a big campaign with ambitious goals and objectives! WeThe15 Objectives Put persons with disabilities at the heart…

TACID Blog

COVID-19 has amplified challenges persistently faced by people experiencing disabilities in the US.