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How can we dispel myths and create opportunities for the employment of the disabled? Oregon’s Work Incentives Network (WIN) addresses this issue in the attached presentation. Given at the 6th Annual Pacific Northwest Brain Injury Conference, as well as statewide training events for stakeholders, this presentation explains how WIN works, myths that exist about benefits and working and how to access services. While WIN is specific to Oregon, the approaches it takes could be useful to other states.
Programs/Initiatives:Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG); Information and Referral
Keywords:Wages and Benefits; Eligibility; Community Inclusion; Enrollment
Oregon Competitive Employment Project; Planning for Work project; SSA; Social Security Administration; SSI; Supplemental Security Income; SSDI; Social Security Disability Income
The MIG Team
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52353