July 22, 2020

NY ABLE and Opportunity for NY with Disabilities

There is an opportunity for individuals with disabilities in New York State to protect certain financial assets. The NY ABLE account is a wonderful opportunity for individuals to save. Jenna McClosky, Outreach Coordinator for NY ABLE and has been with the program for two and a half years. Jenna started with NY State in 2015 and was working in the non-profit field for several years prior to that. Jenna joins us on our podcast for
November 11, 2020

NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli talks Disability Inclusion | Our Ability Podcast

Comptroller DiNapoli has taken a leadership position in the disability inclusion world with hiring, the Able Account in New York State as well as investment strategies to leverage the ability of individuals with disabilities. Our Ability explores our disability advocacy in New York State and what we may look for in the future with Comptroller Dinapoli.
February 16, 2021

NYAIL and the 2021 NYS Legislative Session | Fair Pay for Home Care #NYLiveAtHome | Our Ability Podcast

In New York State, advocates for individuals with disabilities come together on many issues. The more we talk about the issues in 2021, the more our government will listen. In this podcast we discuss fair pay for home care, living at home, NYS Office of the Advocate and the effect of subminimum wage on independence. These are all of the issues that we talk about with Lindsay Miller (Executive Director) and Megan Parker (Director of