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It's time for passage of ABLE legislation

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In the words of the civil rights leader we honor this month, “We must never allow ourselves to become satisfied with unattained goals.” Decades later, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s words still ring true for all of us, including those who have disabilities.  

What are these goals for people with disabilities? They include education, employment, active participation in a community, and living as independently as possible. They are the same goals we all share. 

As the mom of a seven-year old son, Cole, who was born with Down syndrome, I know firsthand the challenges those with disab...

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