ADEC is holding a free two-part webinar, How Disability Benefits and Employment Work Together, on October 21 and November 18, 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Learn how people with disabilities can maintain their benefits and have meaningful employment. The speaker will be Susan Faltynski, ADEC’s manager of employment services.

Part one will cover:

  • The most common misconceptions about disability benefits and working
  • An overview of the types of disability benefits, including medical, housing, and groceries
  • Cash benefits including who is eligible, when benefits begin, and the maximum benefits
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

Part two will cover:

  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and the Trail Work Period
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and the Earned Income Exclusion
  • The Earned Income Tax Credit and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
  • Individual Development Accounts and ABLE Accounts
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Ticket to Work

Register now!

No computer? No problem! ADEC is holding two webinar watch parties at the Gaining Grounds Conference Center, 19670 IN-120, Bristol, IN. Come view part one on October 21, 1-2 pm, and then come back for part two November 18, 1-2 pm. See you there!