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Title Avoiding the Benefits Cliff with ABLEnow featuring Maya Simmons and Mary Morris
Summary Welcome to episode 89 of the VR Workforce Studio Podcast, avoiding the benefits cliff for people with disabilities. Maya Simmons, studying at Old Dominion University to be a special education teacher, talks about her disability, vocational rehabilitation and how she’s planning to manage her finances when she moves into the workforce. Mary Morris, CEO of Virginia529, ABLEnow, and a staff from the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services shares information about how ABLEnow is becoming a viable option for people with disabilities to plan their financial futures, using ABLE accounts for crucial expenses that won’t affect their benefits.

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