Find documents, podcasts, worksheets and other important resources for disability employment. 

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Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
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  1. Ticket to Work for America’s Veterans

    Fact sheet iconThe Ticket to Work (Ticket) program recognized that military veterans have a lot to offer employers. Learn about Social Security resources and Ticket program supports for certain veterans as they look for civilian employment in this fact sheet.

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  2. Amy's Success Story

    Photo of Amy smiling at the cameraRead the latest Ticket to Work story to meet Amy, who has a developmental disability that affects her language, learning and social interactions. Find out how working with her State VR agency, an EN and Project SEARCH has helped Amy find the support and training she needed to find a job and succeed in the workplace.

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  3. Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act

    Graphic of a blue ticket with "Ticket to Work and Frequently Asked Questions" in writingSection 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 sets guidelines for federal contractors on employment of people with disabilities. In our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) resource, we share what Section 503 could mean for your job search and career path.

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  4. Sandy's Success Story

    Picture of Sandy smilingAfter leaving the foster care system, Sandy found passion working with youth in a juvenile lockup facility. When a car crash took her out of work, Sandy turned to the Ticket to Work program to find a new path to employment.

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  5. David's Success Story

    Picture of David smilingAfter a car accident, David wasn't sure how he could return to work with a disability. He turned to Ticket to Work, and his Employment Network was able to help him create a plan. Read David's story to learn how he found his path to success.

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  6. Jesus' Success Story

    Picture of Jesus smiling at the cameraJesus, who has spina bifida, has never let his disability affect his motivation to achieve success. Through volunteer work and the Ticket to Work program, Jesus found passion for working with others and created a path to success and full-time work. Learn more about Jesus and his journey in our latest Ticket to Work success story. 

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  7. Shileta's Success Story

    Photo of Shileta looking at the cameraShileta is a young adult with Cerebral Palsy who spends much of her time guiding youth with disabilities through self-discovery and life planning. Learn how the Ticket to Work program and mentorship helped her on her journey to success.

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  8. Work Incentives for People Who Are Blind

    Fact Sheet IconMost people receiving a disability payment can access Work Incentives or employment supports, but some of the rules are more generous if your disability is blindness. For more information see this Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document about Social Security Work Incentives for People who are Blind.

    Topics: blind, faqs
  9. Lori's Success Story

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    Lori has come a long way from the little girl who was paralyzed with fear. She offers important advice to others who may be ready to work and are considering what their path to employment might look like with the Ticket program.

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  10. Ticket Talk #20: Employment Resources for Transitioning Veterans with Disabilities

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    Operation Job Ready Veterans, a provider with the Ticket to Work program , is a non-profit organization that provides transitional services and employment support to veterans, spouses, and caregivers. They provide supportive services to help veterans effectively re-enter the job market with the goal of finding long-term, meaningful careers.

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