This webinar is designed for SSDI recipients who would like to explore their options for making more income, while protecting their SSDI benefits. The webinar will walk SSDI recipients through the Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work program, demonstrating how they can use existing skills, develop new skills, and connect with employers. Ticket to Work participants and experts from Ability Beyond, DirectEmployers, Allsup Employment Services, Inc., and the National Stroke Association will share insights on the employment possibilities for people with disabilities, benefits coordination, and options and resources available for individuals who receive SSDI.
Vocational rehabilitation and career counseling, combined with employer accommodations, assistive technology, and job placement services can help SSDI recipients take advantage of employers' increasing interest in hiring people with disabilities. This webinar will feature:
- Stories from individuals who have successfully returned to work after receiving SSDI benefits;
- Information, resources, and links to help identify jobs best suited to your skills and interests, as well as employers seeking to hire people with disabilities;
- Question and answer session with Ticket to Work participant, SSDI, job placement, and vocational rehabilitation experts; and
- Group chats.