Transition-age youth with disabilities can work and still get Social Security benefits. Rehabilitation counselors, teachers, and community service providers can help dispel youth and family fears around losing benefits by working. Lucy Miller, principal author and editor of the current national WIPA training manual, shares her extensive knowledge on this topic in this free webcast.
How Do Social Security Benefits and Paid Employment Affect Transition-age Students?
You’ll gain a deeper understanding of how Social Security benefits and paid employment affects students through this webcast. It provides a basic description of the three most common Social Security benefits available to transition age youth:
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Childhood Disability Benefits (CDB)
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