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.
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”
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
I’m Vicki, age 63, and my sister is Carole, age 64. I’m what the world might call handicapped, but I see myself as “normal, but different”. I am Carole’s legal guardian, as she has been diagnosed to have a mild cognitive developmental disability. A little background on us before we needed the services of The Disability Foundation, which starts off sounding a little depressing, but hang in there, as it gets much brighter at our story reaches current times. In December, 2009, I …
A Couple of Gray Haired Old Ladies Who Love The Disability Foundation!