AZ ABLE: Achieving a Better Life Experience

Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (ADDPC)
DDNN Summer 2018


AZ ABLE: Achieving a Better Life ExperienceMarch 5, 2018 marked the official launch of AZ ABLE, a financial tool that allows Arizonans with disabilities to save and invest money in a tax-free account without losing public benefits. DD Network partners, the Institute for Human Development and the Arizona DD Planning Council, hosted a webinar on March 2nd full of details for families looking to enroll. STABLE Account director, Juliana Crist, provided an overview of the AZ ABLE program. The State of Arizona has a partnership with STABLE (the umbrella company that created AZ ABLE) and the State of Ohio to operate the initiative. The recording of the webinar, How to Save Money with AZ ABLE Accounts, is available on the ADDPC YouTube Channel: Due to popular demand, the ADDPC held a follow up in-person Question and Answer session on March 29th with Doug Jackson, deputy director of STABLE Accounts.


You can learn more about AZ ABLE and sign up for the accounts at