Disability is part of the inclusion equation.
Each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is celebrated across the country to recognize the positive contributions people with disabilities make in America’s workplaces and our economy.
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Vocational training is what it’s all about.
To celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs visited several disability service organizations in October, including Hope Vocational Academy and Sparc, both in the Springfield, IL area. While there learned about their respective vocational training programs and the organizations’ support services for people with disabilities. The Treasurer spoke about the value of working and the advantages of being able to save money and protect federal benefits with an IL ABLE Account.
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Learn how ABLE to Work can work for you
IL ABLE accounts offer many benefits. ABLE to Work is one of them. Account Owners who work and earn money can contribute more than the annual $16, 000 contribution limit. That means more savings.
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Take Advantage of this Great ABLE Benefit
Many people with disabilities (and their supporters) think that if they work they cannot open an IL ABLE account. Not True! In fact, if you work there are even more benefits to owning an IL ABLE account.
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…Competitive Employment of People with Disabilities Is in the Mission
This month, Illinois ABLE celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month. And there is no better way to celebrate than with Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs’ visit to Planet Access Company (PAC) in Des Plaines, Illinois, where he saw first-hand how competitive employment of people with disabilities can empower employees and benefit the bottom line.
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