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January 17, 2015

The Litchfield County Times spotlighted the passage of the ABLE Act which will give a tax-free savings program for individuals with disabilities. Connecticut’s congressional delegates and autism advocates have been celebrating the passing of ABLE since President Obama signed it into law on Dec, 21.

January 15, 2015

Autism Speaks Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel Stuart Spielman wrote an article for WalletHub where he discusses some of the benefits for those with disabilities with the passing of Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act.

January 14, 2015

The Long Island Exchange highlighted The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act recently signed into law by President Obama and what it means for the finances of families in our autism community.

December 17, 2014

The ABLE Act, called the most significant disabilities legislation since the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, won final Congressional approval Tuesday in the Senate on a 76-16 vote and now heads to President Obama for his signature. Here are 10 things to know about this important legislation.

December 11, 2014

Bob and Suzanne Wright appeared on the Bloomberg TV program "Taking Stock With Pimm Fox" to discuss new science program

September 11, 2014

Autism Speaks Co-Founder stresses the importance of the ABLE Act for families of children with disabilities.

December 19, 2013

Sen. Bob Casey: “Now that this bill has 60 cosponsors, I’m urging the Senate to take action on it in the new year"