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Recent Webinar Archives

The past WISE webinar recordings and materials are archived here. If you missed any of the previous WISE webinars, or want to review them again, you can watch those videos and read transcripts from the webinar archive below.

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Ticket to Work: Working for the Federal Government (May 23, 2018)

  • Commissioner Chai Feldblum of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) joined us to discuss regulations that may help you find a job working for the federal government or a federal contractor.

    The presentation included information on:

    • Federal hiring paths for people with disabilities
    • How the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission can help if you experience discrimination
    • How a Ticket to Work service provider may help you on the path to employment
  • Moderator:
    • Stacey Plizga, Ticket Program Manager
  • Presenters:
    • Commissioner Chai Feldblum, EEOC
    • Pamela Walker, CEO of Alliance Professional Services, LLC
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Ticket to Work for Young Adults (April 25, 2018)

  • The April 25, 2018, WISE webinar, Ticket to Work for Young Adults, discussed:
    • Tips for your transition to employment
    • Ticket to Work and Work Incentives for young adults
    • How Ticket to Work service providers can help
  • Moderators:
    • Stacey Plizga, Ticket Program Manager
  • Presenters:
    • Tad Asbury, Executive Director of the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities
    • Tammy Austin, Community Work Incentive Coordinator (CWIC) at Indiana Works
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Achieving Financial Independence with the Ticket to Work and an ABLE Account (March 21, 2018)

  • The March 21, 2018 WISE webinar, Achieving Financial Independence with the Ticket to Work and an ABLE Account, discussed:
    • How ABLE accounts may help certain people with disabilities and their families save for the future while protecting eligibility for public benefits;
    • 2018 updates to ABLE programs that may help people with disabilities save more;
    • How an ABLE account and Social Security’s Ticket to Work program can help people with disabilities achieve financial independence through work.
  • Moderators:
    • Nancy Boutot, NDI Consulting
  • Presenters:
    • Chris Rodriguez, Director of Public Policy, National Disability Institute and Director, ABLE National Resource Center
    • Marlene Ulisky, Manager - Financial Empowerment and Disability Benefits, National Disability Institute
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Ticket to Work: Choosing the Service Provider That's Right for You (February 28, 2018)

  • The February 28, 2018 WISE webinar, Ticket to Work: Choosing the Service Provider That's Right for You, provided information about:
    • The Ticket to Work and Work Incentives
    • The different types of service providers
    • How to learn more and choose a service provider that's right for you and your work goals
  • Moderator:
    • Ms. Brittany Taylor, NDI Consulting
  • Presenters:
    • Mary Lynn ReVoir, American Dream Employment Network, National Disability Institute
    • Tina Skeel, Aspire Indiana
    • Sandy Widener, Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Ticket to Work: The Pathway to Financial Independence (January 24, 2018)

  • The January 24, 2018 WISE webinar, Ticket to Work: The Pathway to Financial Independence, provided information to:
    • Learn how to set financial goals, budget and create an action plan
    • Discover financial services that may be helpful
    • Understand the available tax benefits
  • Moderator:
    • Ms. Brittany Taylor, NDI Consulting
  • Presenters:
    • Elizabeth Jennings, NDI Consulting
    • Nancy Boutot, NDI Consulting
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Debunking the Three Biggest Myths about Disability Benefits and Work (December 12, 2017)

  • The December 12, 2017 WISE webinar, Debunking 3 Biggest Myths about Disability Benefits and Work, addressed the 3 most common myths about the program and answered questions like:
    • Will I have a medical Continuing Disability Review if I use my Ticket?
    • What happens to my healthcare coverage if I start working?
    • What happens if I need to stop working due to my disability?
  • Moderator:
    • Ms. Brittany Taylor, NDI Consulting
    • Nancy Boutot, MS, NDI Consulting
  • Presenters:
    • Elizabeth Jennings, National Disability Institute
    • Debbie Baker, Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Working for Yourself with Ticket to Work (November 17, 2017)

  • Focused on providing participants with an understanding of how self-employment and the Ticket to Work program can work together to provide the transition to a financially stable future. The presentation included information on:
    • Work Incentives that can help with self-employment
    • Why self-employment may be the right choice for someone
    • Key considerations and resources to plan a path toward employment or self-employment
    • New England Business Associates (NEBA) Business Development Center
  • Moderator:
    • Ms. Brittany Taylor, NDI Consulting
    • Nancy Boutot, MS, NDI Consulting
  • Presenters:
    • Paula Ryan, Empower Tennessee
    • Colleen M. Moynihan, New England Business Associates
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

For more information on Ticket to Work & Work Incentives, visit www.ssa.gov/work, email us at support@choosework.ssa.gov, or call the Ticket to Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-968-7842 (TDD/TTY).