The mission of The Disability Foundation is to enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities by complementing public benefits through the prudent management of financial resources.
My husband and I have a daughter, 21, with a moderate cognitive disability. She lives at home with us and will continue to do so into the foreseeable future. In early 2006, we heard of a new trust through the Disability Foundation Inc. This trust – The Ohio Community Pooled Flexible Spending Trust – was the answer to our need for a flexible trust to provide for Krista’s supplemental needs that complies with all the requirements of the SSI and Medicaid programs. This trust was extreme…
The Raggio Family
Like many fifteen-year-old boys, Peter is a sports enthusiast who enjoys swimming and participating on his school’s track team, as well as in the school’s marching band. Born with Down syndrome, Peter also envisions a future similar to what his 18-year-old twin siblings envision – graduating from high school, continuing his education and living on his own. “Providing for your child’s well-being is a big concern for any parent, but it’s especially daunting when a child has a disability t…
Providing for Life’s Little “Extras”
With the passing of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act and the implementation of STABLE Accounts in Ohio, it is important for people with disabilities and their families to understand the differences and similarities between STABLE accounts and the Pooled Disability Trusts offered by the Disability Foundation. The main factors to compare and contrast the two involve who qualifies, the amount of money the accounts can hold, who can contribute to the account, and on what types of …
How our trusts are different, similar and complementary to the new Ohio STABLE Accounts