January Edition (2016), Volume 20

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      January 22  2016 | Volume 20
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Cents and Sensibility: 
A Guide to Money Management for People with Disabilities


This resource details how to manage your money, instead of your money manage you. Everyone needs financial skills to make smart decisions about money. As a person with a disability, there are some additional things you need to know to be sure you can get what you need to live an independent life.

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WIOA: What Human Services Agencies & Advocates Need to Know

Planning Ahead:Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

This resource paper provides an overview of financial aid and discusses the roles and responsibilities of those who play a significant part in the process of providing aid to students with disabilities. This paper also addresses the financial aid application procedure and suggests timelines and resources for those individuals who are seeking financial aid. Continue reading...



Advice and Guidance for the Financial Planner Advising Parents of Children with Disabilities

In this article, parents and families providing for long-term support for family members with disabilities will learn strategies for planning for the financial future. This article will provide practical advice and recommendations for parents, siblings and grandparents. Continue reading...



Understanding Disability-Planning for Financial Well-Being

A disability can affect a family in so many ways: physically, emotionally and financially. Dealing with these pressures can put added stress on the financial well-being of an individual. This document highlights how being proactive with planning and seeking professional advice go hand in hand. Continue reading...




PROMISE Directors' Meeting

January  25, 2015

1:00 - 2:00, EST


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The AUCD (Association of University Centers on Disabilities) PROMISE TA Center produced this newsletter under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs associated with PR Award #H418P14. The contents of this newsletter do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

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