If you missed our March Twitter chat about the ABLE Act, read today’s blog post. You’ll find resources that were shared during the event and the transcript to learn how ABLE can help certain people with disabilities save money.

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Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
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Missed our Twitter chat? Check out the resources and transcript!

May 1, 2017

On March 24, we held a Twitter chat (#DEChat). During this event, we talked about the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act with Chris Rodriguez of the ABLE National Resource Center. Chris shared information about ABLE savings accounts and their effects on federal benefits. ABLE helps certain people with disabilities save for and afford the significant costs of living with a disability.

Our March #DEChat was an engaging conversation that gave people with disabilities, SSI and SSDI beneficiaries, and disability advocates the chance to learn more about ABLE. More than 30 organizations and individuals took part!

For everyone who joined the #DEChat, including Chris, we would like to say thank you!

If you were not able to join and want to see the conversation, you can download the transcript (PDF). The chat offered many resources to help you learn more about the ABLE Act, including:

Our social media events are designed to help you learn more about programs, Work Incentives and services to find financial independence and success. If you have an idea for our next Twitter chat, share it in the comments below! We look forward to you joining our next conversation. And you can always stay up to date on the Ticket to Work program by following us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Ticket to Work

Social Security’s Ticket to Work (Ticket) program supports career development for people ages 18 through 64 who receive Social Security disability benefits (SSI or SSDI) and want to work. The Ticket program is free and voluntary. It helps people with disabilities move toward financial independence and connects them with the services and support they need to succeed in the workforce.

Learn More

To learn more about the Ticket program, visit www.ssa.gov/work. You can also call the Ticket to Work Help Line at 866-968-7842 or 866-833-2967 (TTY) Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET. Ask a representative to send you a list of service providers or find providers on your own with the Ticket program Find Help tool.