has returned to Washington, so now is the time to urge YOUR Senators to
co-sponsor ABLE! A bipartisan majority of the House--255 members--have
signed on, now it's time to focus on the Senate!
ABLE, or the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, would allow families to create tax-free
savings accounts for individuals with disabilities, such as autism. The
funds will cover qualified expenses such as education, housing, and
A majority of the House has already signed on to ABLE! Now it's time to drum up support in the Senate!
Are You ABLE to Help?
1) TAKE 60 SECONDS TO SEND A QUICK EMAIL! We get you started but feel free to personalize it with a paragraph about why this is important to YOU! You can take action here.
2)LEARN HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Autism Speaks intern Michelle Todd cites her experience to blog about how to advocate for change. Read her blog here.
3) SPREAD THE WORD! Post this on Facebook to urge
your family and friends to support this important initiative for all
families affected by disabilities.
"Can you help me support people with autism? Strong bipartisan
support is building behind a bill in Congress that would create tax-free
savings accounts for families raising children with disabilities. The
accounts would help families provide for the adult needs of these
children. Please follow the link below urging support for the ABLE bill,
then post this on YOUR page! Thanks!"