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Good News for SSI Recipients Regarding Rent and Food

Currently, if an individual who receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is renting an apartment or room for less than the fair market value, Social Security will 1) declare they are receiving In-Kind Support and Maintenance (ISM) and 2) reduce their... Read more >
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COVID-19 Stimulus Payments and Public Benefits

Updated 9/9/2021 I have been receiving a lot of inquiries from individuals with disabilities regarding the stimulus payments and how they will affect their public benefits. So here is what I know. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI): If you receive... Read more >
Kathy Muhr and Christina Scott

Summer Intern Gains Opportunity to Network and Grow Career

A summer internship for a college student is a dream come true. But getting an internship two summers in a row for the same company? Now that’s what I call lucky. I have been a summer intern twice for Commonwealth... Read more >
Brian Forsythe

Meet the Work Without Limits Team: Brian Forsythe

What is your name, title, and role with Work Without Limits? Brian Forsythe, Community Work Incentive Coordinator (CWIC). I provide Public Benefits Counseling to individuals with disabilities receiving SSDI and SSI who are working or looking for work. How long... Read more >
Bring Your whole self to work, focus on disability awareness: interview with steven shiner, senior vice president claims, executive sponsor, being MAPRE committee

Bring Your Whole Self to Work: An Interview with MAPFRE’s Steven Shiner, Senior Vice President Claims & Executive Sponsor, Being MAPFRE Committee

Work Without Limits is always proud to highlight the wonderful work being done by the  inclusive employer sponsors in our Disability:IN Massachusetts network. This month, we are featuring the great effort initiated by MAPFRE USA’s Being MAPFRE Committee. To raise... Read more >
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4th Annual Disability Mentoring Day: A Record-Breaking Year!

On March 5th, 2019, UMass Medical School’s Work Without Limits initiative, in collaboration with the American Association of People with Disabilities, held the 4th Annual Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) in Massachusetts. DMD promotes career development for people with disabilities through... Read more >