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Autism Speaks, Disability Advocates Press Case for ABLE with Congress

WASHINGTON, DC (February 16, 2012) --  Autism Speaks joined with advocates from the nation’s other leading disability organizations today to make the case before Congress for ABLE—a bill that would allow familie... More...

Disability Advocates Press Case for ABLE with Congress

Autism Speaks joined with advocates from the nation’s other leading disability organizations today to make the case before Congress for ABLE—a bill that would allow families raising children with disabilities to save tax-free for their... More...

Are You ABLE to Support Tax-free Savings Accounts?

Do you want to be “ABLE” to save tax-free for the future needs of your child with autism? Then come join Autism Speaks and advocates from 48 other national disability organizations tomorrow in Washington, D.C. for a Capitol Hill briefi... More...

ABLE Coalition Grows to 49 Advocacy Organizations

WASHINGTON, DC -- A coalition of 49 disability rights advocacy organizations, including Autism Speaks, has joined in support of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2011 and urged both the House and Senate to move the bill quickly ... More...

Crenshaw Urges House to Support ABLE

Washington, DC (November 17, 2011) -- Rep. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL), the sponsor of HR.3423, urged his House colleagues to support the ABLE Act of 2011 during a floor speech.

 

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Autism Speaks Endorses ABLE Bill Creating Tax-free Savings Accounts

Parents raising children with disabilities, including autism, could soon save for their futures with tax-free “529″ savings accounts without jeopardizing their eligibility for other benefits.   The new accounts would b... More...

Autism Speaks Joins in Support of Bill that Would Create Tax-free Savings Accounts for People with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (November 15, 2011) – Autism Speaks today joined advocates for the disabled and congressional leaders in supporting the introduction of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2011, which ... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds the Introduction of the ABLE Accounts Act - s. 493

NEW YORK, NY (February 27, 2009) -- Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded Senators Robert Casey (D-PA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Christopher Dodd (D-CT) for introducing S.... More...

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