Ben the Beneficiary sitting at desk on a laptopIn April 29, 2015, we answered your disability-related questions on our Facebook page. Our guest experts helped us reply to a range of questions about the Ticket to Work program, Work Incentives and the path to financial independence through self-employment and/or working from home. Thank you to all who joined!

Did you miss the conversation? Review all the questions and answers from the April 29 Facebook Q&A event here.

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Your Questions Answered! Facebook Questions & Answers (Q&A) Transcript on Self-Employment and Working from Home

Jun 18, 2015

Ben the Beneficiary cartoon sitting at a desk on a laptopOn April 29, 2015, we answered your disability-related questions on our Facebook page. Our guest experts helped us reply to a range of questions about the Ticket to Work program, Work Incentives and the path to financial independence through self-employment and/or working from home. Thank you to all who joined and we hope to see the rest of you next time!

If you missed the event, you can review all the questions and answers from the April 29 Facebook Q&A in this PDF transcript.

Below are acronyms used throughout the transcript:

•    AARP - American Association of Retired Persons
•    CEO - Chief Executive Officer
•    CWIC - Community Work Incentives Coordinator
•    EN - Employment Network
•    GED - General Educational Development
•    HUD - Housing and Urban Development
•    NESE - Net Earnings from Self-Employment
•    OVR - Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
•    PASS - Plan to Achieve Self-Support
•    PTSD - Posttraumatic stress disorder
•    RN - Registered nurse
•    SBDC - Small Business Development Center
•    SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
•    SSA - Social Security Administration
•    SSDI - Social Security Disability Insurance
•    SSI - Supplemental Security Income
•    TTW - Ticket to Work
•    VR - Vocational Rehabilitation
•    WIPA - Work Incentives Planning & Assistance

Follow us on our Facebook page to receive notices of future events. If you are interested in work and want to talk to someone about your situation now, contact a Ticket to Work representative at 1-866-968-7842 (V) or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY) or find a Ticket service provider using our Find Help Tool.