Customized Employment: Earning Money and Social Security Benefits! - 27573

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about social security benefits and work. What will happen to their benefits? What will happen to their health insurance? WHAT WILL HAPPEN? Join us to learn more about disability benefits. Topics will include applying, eligibility, how earning are counted, Medicaid, and financial saving opportunities. Come and gain the knowledge, confidence, and resources to move toward employment opportunities for your student. It is highly recommended that parents, educators, and VR also attend additional sessions to fully support youth with disabilities: Everyone Can Work! Discovering Individual Potential | Where Are You At Your Best? | Using Handheld Technology | Know Your Value! Let's Start Work! This is a free session.
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5/8/2021 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Charter School Personnel, Parents, Teacher - High School (Grades 9-12), Teacher - Middle School (Grades 6-8), Transition Specialists to Transition Personnel, Community/Public, LSSP (Licensed Specialist in School Psychology), Occupational Therapists
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This project will be targeted to students, parents, educators, and VR to learn introductory aspects of the customized employment process that focus on Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS). The targeted students will be in the 8th, 9th, 10th or 12th- grade, and range in age from 14-22 years old, are currently participating in a recognized educational program, and have a mild to moderate disability. TWC is developing policy and services related to Customized Employment.
Session 51648
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