Break Out Session: The Rules Have Changed: Saving with VermontABLE”

Break Out Session: The Rules Have Changed:  Saving with VermontABLE”

Created by Congress in 2015, ABLE Savings Accounts are a new tool that allows people with disabilities to save without losing federal benefits like SSI and Medicaid.  This workshop will review applicable restrictions, as well as the ways that Vermonters are using their state-sponsored ABLE program to improve their financial security.

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Break Out Session: Access to Communication!: How Speech Pathologists Use Tools to Help People with Cerebral Palsy Communicate

Break Out Session: Access to Communication!: How Speech Pathologists Use Tools to Help People with Cerebral Palsy Communicate

This session will help people understand what Speech Pathologists offer in evaluation and treatment to help people communicate the best that they can. Attendees will get to see several different types of augmentative alternative communication tools including tolls that are no-tech and some that are high tech.

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Break Out Session: Empowering Individuals with Disabilities through Sports and Recreation

Break Out Session: Empowering Individuals with Disabilities through Sports and Recreation

Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports is a nationally recognized organization that empowers people of all abilities through inclusive sports and recreational programming regardless of ability to pay.  It is out belief that that sports and recreation provide a physical, mental and social experience that is immeasurable in promoting self-confidence and independence in an individual.

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