Access for young adults with disabilities
MARCH 2018
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Supporting Your Child on a Path to Work: Social Security Tools to Have In Your Toolbelt | March 29, 12 - 1 p.m.
Many individuals with disabilities and their family members who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) have a hard time understanding how their benefits are impacted by earnings. This webinar will help you understand the SSI and SSDI return-to-work process, and give you helpful tools and resources. Find out how earnings impact benefits, how to maximize earnings to create improved economic outcomes, and learn about specific work incentives that exist to provide important safety nets.
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