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Work Without Limits FREE 2-part Overview: Public Benefits & Work

June 22, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 24, 2021


If you are interested in attending a future overview please reach out to lynn.decouto@umassmed.edu
Attend an informative 2-part overview that addresses common myths around work and Social Security disability benefits (Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)), while providing an overview of work incentives that counter such myths. Participants will review the major differences between SSI and SSDI, how work earnings affect cash benefits, public health insurance (Medicaid and/or Medicare), and other public benefits, i.e. Food Stamps and Subsidized Housing, and best practices on reporting.
Who should attend: Employment Specialists and Case Managers who provide Employment Services and Supports to Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
PART 1: The Basics of SSI and SSDI
June 22, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about the differences between Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) including eligibility requirements.

PART 2: SSI and SSDI Work Incentives
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about SSI and SSDI Work Incentive programs that assist individuals to return to work or increase earnings from work.

Please note:

  • Registration is required. When registering, you are committing to attend both sessions.
  • ASL and CART have been reserved. When registering, you will be asked to indicate if you require these services.
  • There is no cost to attend.


June 22, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am


MA United States