NCCDD's Upward to Financial Stability Initiative (Goal 1) is hosting a four-part webinar series during the month of February on breaking down barriers to employment for people with disabilities. The series will cover information about SSA and SSI benefits, work supports, Medicaid options, and more. The webinars will be held on February 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th at 1 PM. Read below for more information and how to register.
Breaking Down Barriers to Employment: Accessing Accurate Information about SSA Benefits
February 6, 2018
1:00 PM ET
Join National Disability Institute as we provide an overview of the disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and how working is a choice, which can lead to financial stability for persons with disabilities. Gain knowledge to replace myths with facts about cash benefits, Medicare and Medicaid. Learn the importance of benefit planning and the use of work supports that can increase earnings and savings that leads to financial stability.
Breaking Down Barriers to Employment: Understanding Supplemental Security Income Work Incentives
February 13, 2018
1:00 PM ET
Join National Disability Institute as we provide an overview of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) based on disability with a focus on work incentives. This webinar will provide information on the differences between SSI for children and SSI for adults, and the relevance of income, assets, resources and Medicaid when beneficiaries work. The presentation will explore a variety of SSI work supports, Medicaid options and how they can help people work to their fullest capabilities and maximize their earnings and savings, which can lead to financial stability.
Breaking Down Barriers to Employment: Understanding Social Security Disability Insurance Work Incentives
February 20, 2018
1:00 PM ET
Join National Disability Institute as we provide an overview of the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and how working and using work incentives can result in financial stability through increased retirement income and/or savings for people who have disabilities. Discover the variety of ways you can keep Medicare coverage and qualify for the Medicaid Buy-In while working.
Breaking Down Barriers to Employment: Complex Issues, Other Public Benefits and Resources
February 27, 2018
1:00 PM ET
Join National Disability Institute as we provide information for individuals who receive more than one type of disability benefit, individuals who choose self-employment as an option, individuals who receive other public benefits and other complex issues. This webinar will provide an overview of resources, including additional Social Security Administration resources that individuals can access.
This webinar series is supported by the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities through the Upward to Financial Stability for Persons with Disabilities initiative.
All webinars are captioned and presentation materials will be archived. Please note: If you miss one of the webinars or if one of the dates does not fit into your schedule, please register and you will receive a recording of the webinars.