"... The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act would establish tax-favored savings accounts for individuals with disabilities. The problem is that the ABLE Act takes a decisive step in expanding the welfare state. It eliminates asset tests for all means-tested welfare programs for families with a child who is eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). ..."
Read the entire article: http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2014/11/how-the-able-act-would-expand-the-welfare-state