The ABLE to Work & ABLE Financial Planning Acts

In 2014 President Obama signed the ABLE Act into law.  The act amended Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Service Code of 1986 to create tax-free savings accounts for individuals with disabilities. The bill eased financial strains faced by individuals with disabilities by making tax-free savings accounts available to cover qualified expenses such as education, … Continue reading The ABLE to Work & ABLE Financial Planning Acts

The Down Syndrome ‘Super Genome’

We knew it all along: our kiddos are super heroes.  Researchers have found that children born with Down syndrome have an excellent genome in many ways — better, in fact, than the average genome of people without the genetic abnormality. “The research has shown that for a child with Down [syndrome] to survive pregnancy and then … Continue reading The Down Syndrome ‘Super Genome’