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Access to Employment Support Services for Social Security Disability Beneficiaries Who Want to Work
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  1. Walter's Success Story

    Picture of Walter smiling at the cameraWalter had wanted to work on the campus of Cornell University after first seeing it as a kid, but he was also unsure how his developmental disability would affect his employment opportunities. Find out how Walter’s Ticket to Work service provider helped him learn skills he needed to succeed.

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  2. Plan to Achieve Self-Support (PASS)

    Graphic of a calculator, a check, cash money, a wallet and pages of PASSSocial Security Work Incentives can help you through the transition to work and towards financial independence. Discover answers to popular questions about one Work Incentive, the Plan to Achieve Self-Support (PASS), and find out how PASS can help you on the path to success.


  3. James' Success Story

    James smiling in front of a stone wallAfter a gunshot wound and a later car accident caused James to experience chronic pain, he stopped working to focus on his health. Once his health improved, James found the supports and services he needed through Ticket to Work to return to find a full-time job that he loves.

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  4. Planning Your Employment Goals with the Ticket To Work Program

    Ben Holding A Work PlanWhen you work with a Ticket to Work service provider, they will help you develop a work plan that serves as a roadmap to your success. Learn more about work plans, such as what work plans include and what your responsibilities are in this Ticket to Work Frequently Asked Questions.


  5. 2017 Ticket to Work Successes – A Year in Review

    Grid image of Sandy, David, Jesus, and AmyThe 2017 Ticket to Work Successes – A Year in Review video, highlights each individual featured by Ticket to Work in our 2017 success stories. Find out how they learned about Work Incentives, gained access to supports and services and found the path to financial independence.

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  6. Peter's Success Story

    Image of Peter smiling at his deskWhen Peter was diagnosed with End Stage Renal Disease, he balanced his work schedule and medical treatments. But after a while, Peter had to leave work and focus on his health full time. Find out how the Ticket to Work program helped Peter find a path back to employment when he was ready.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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