Webinar:
 Disability Benefits and Work Incentives Under Title XVI - SSI

Many people who receive SSI benefits fear they will lose their SSI benefits if they return to work. This myth prevents many from seeking employment. Discover opportunities to avoid deductions to your SSI checks through Disability Benefits and Work Incentives Programs.

 

Webinar:
Mental Health Awareness Series
Disability Benefits and Work Incentives Under Title XVI - SSI

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Many people who receive SSI benefits fear they will lose their SSI benefits if they return to work. This myth prevents many from seeking employment. Discover opportunities to avoid deductions to your SSI checks through Disability Benefits and Work Incentives Programs.

When:
May 21, 2020
1:00 PM
Pacific Standard Time (US and Canada)

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About the webinar:

This webinar will explain Title XVI Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits and work incentives. We will debunk work myths and learn about exclusions and exceptions that prevent deductions to your SSI check. You will also discover options for reporting your wage earnings to the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Together we will explore the following:

  • What Happens To My SSI Benefits When I Go To Work?
  • Will I Lose My SSI if I Go to Work?
  • What is Countable Income (CI)?
  • What Exclusions and Expenses are Allowed?
  • How do I Report Wages for SSI?

Speakers:

Rosy Tellez, Peer Self-Advocacy Coordinator with Disability Rights California, brings extensive peer employment training expertise. She facilitated Peer Specialist Trainings in Los Angeles County for the past 13 years at the Disability Community Resource Center and holds a high peer employment placement success rate. Having navigated Department of Mental Health Youth and Adult services, Rosy uses Peer Support, Self-Help and Peer Advocacy as primary Wellness tools. She is an important role model for the peer community, having achieved 17 years without any psychiatric hospitalizations.

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