College and Work: Students with Disabilities Can Do Both
By Jayme Pendergraft
September is College Savings Month—a month to remind and encourage people to start a 529 Plan. Section 529 plans make it easy and affordable for the average family to plan ahead for the cost of college attendance and are available in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Across the nation, many activities are held during September to recognize the importance of saving for college.
Today, a college education is a costly, but often a necessary qualification to get a job. For those whose families didn’t save, it’s still possible to get that degree. Students with disabilities and their family members have some important resources available...