Training

School To Adult Life Transition (S.A.L.T.)

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SALT (School to Adult Life Transition) provides resources, meetings, & local event info to families of children with disabilities serving the Darke, Miami, and Preble Counties in Ohio.

STUDENTS (ages 14 – 22) are also encouraged to attend their own series, which takes place at the same time as the parents’ SALT series. Students will be able to socialize with others, while participating in fun interactive activities to help them prepare for the transition from school to adult life.

These trainings are brought to you by a collaboration of Darke, Miami and Preble Counties. For SALT in these counties, contact Patti Shrom at saltprt4dmp@gmail.com.

S.A.L.T. schedule 2017-2018

S.A.L.T. schedule 2017-2018

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Ohio STABLE Account

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STABLE Accounts give people with special needs more independence and financial security

 

What is a STABLE Account?

A STABLE Account is an investment account available to eligible individuals with disabilities. STABLE Accounts are made possible by the federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (“ABLE”) Act. STABLE Accounts allow individuals with disabilities to save and invest money without losing eligibility for certain public benefits programs, like Medicaid, SSI, or SSDI. Earnings in your STABLE Account are not subject to federal income tax, so long as you spend them on “Qualified Disability Expenses.”

STABLE Accounts have some similar features to normal bank accounts, but they are not checking or savings accounts. STABLE Accounts are investment accounts, similar to 529 college savings accounts or 401(k) retirement accounts. When you deposit money into your STABLE Account, your money will be invested in different options that you choose. While you can still withdraw and spend your money whenever you need it, a STABLE Account also allows you to grow your money and to save long-term for disability expenses.

  • Click here to download the STABLE Account Brochure.
  • Click here to download the STABLE Account Presentation to view while watching the Darke DD training video below on STABLE Accounts.

Doug Jackson, Deputy Director of the Ohio Treasurer’s Office, discusses the Ohio STABLE Account program.

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Training opportunity – STABLE Accounts and the new Federal ABLE Act

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Nicholas Hancart from Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel’s Office will present information on the new STABLE Accounts (funded by the federal ABLE Act) to give families a closer look at what these accounts are, what they can do for your family, and how they can fit into your estate planning.

Please RSVP if you plan on attending.

STABLE Flyer-Darke-Preble 2

 

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