Webinar Archives - 2016

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: Debunking the Three Biggest Myths about Disability Benefits and Work (December 21, 2016)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work service providers and other topics, including:
    • How Social Security will postpone your medical continuing disability review (CDR) while you are participating in the Ticket to Work program.
    • How you can restart your cash benefits without reapplying if your job does not work out.
    • Details on how you can keep your Medicare or Medicaid after you begin replacing cash benefits with earnings from work.
  • Moderator: Ms. Nancy Boutot, MS, NDI Consulting
  • Presenters:
    • Ms. Elizabeth Jennings, National Disability Institute
    • Ms. Marlene Ulisky, NDI Consulting
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
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Working for Yourself with Ticket to Work: Achieving Financial Independence (November 16, 2016)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work service providers and other topics, including:
    • Factors to consider if you are thinking about self-employment;
    • Ticket to Work & Work Incentives; and
    • Where to find more information.
  • Moderator: Ms. Nancy Boutot, MS, NDI Consulting
  • Presenters:
    • Ms. Colleen M. Moynihan, New England Business Associates
    • Ms. Marlene Ulisky, NDI Consulting
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Mentorship: Support on Your Journey to Employment (October 26, 2016)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work service providers and other topics, including:
    • Tips for finding and working with a mentor;
    • How mentors can help you on your journey to employment; and
    • Ticket to Work and work incentives.
  • Moderator: Ms. Jayme Pendergraft, Ticket Program Manager
  • Presenters:
    • Ms. Patricia Gill, Institute for Educational Leadership
    • Ms. Ebony Watson, Institute for Educational Leadership
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Preventing and Managing Overpayments: A Webinar for Social Security Disability Beneficiaries (September 28, 2016)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work service providers and other topics, including:
    • What an overpayment is and tips for avoiding one;
    • Why it’s important to report your wages and how to do so; and
    • Ticket to Work and work incentives.
  • Moderator: Ms. Jayme Pendergraft, Ticket Program Manager
  • Presenters:
    • Ms. Connie DaValt, Social Security Administration
    • Ms. Sarah Geller, Employment Resources, Inc.
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Ticket to Work: Working with a Federal Contractor (August 31, 2016)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work service providers and other topics, including:
    • What Section 503 changes mean for Social Security disability beneficiaries;
    • Tips for self-identification during the application and hiring process; and
    • Ticket to Work and work incentives.
  • Moderator: Ms. Jayme Pendergraft, Ticket Program Manager
  • Presenters:
    • Ms. Jennifer Tiller, America Works, DC
    • Ms. Kendra Berry, Indiana Works
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Ticket to Work and Reasonable Accommodations: Support on Your Journey to Employment (July 27, 2016)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work service providers and other topics, including:
  • Moderator: Ms. Jayme Pendergraft, Ticket Program Manager
  • Presenters:
    • Ms. Katie Metz, National Disability Institute
    • Ms. Melanie Whetzel, Job Accommodation Network
    • Ms. Sarah Small, Job Accommodation Network

  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (DOC) (PDF)
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Ticket to Work: Free Employment Support for Young Adults with Disabilities (June 22, 2016)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work service providers and other topics, including:
    • Tips for your transition to employment;
    • The Youth Transitions Collaborative; and
    • Ticket to Work and Work Incentives for young adults.
  • Moderator: Ms. Jayme Pendergraft, Ticket Program Manager
  • Presenters:
    • Ms. Marlene Ulisky, National Disability Institute
    • Mr. Tad Asbury, Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities

  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Ticket to Work for People with a Mental Illness: Support on Your Journey to Employment (May 25, 2016)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work service providers and other topics, including:
    • Ticket to Work and Work Incentives;
    • Reasonable accommodations for people with a mental illness and how to ask for them; and
    • Some advantages of working that you may not have considered.
  • Moderator: Ms. Jayme Pendergraft, Ticket Program Manager
  • Presenters:
    • Ms. Stephanie Gage and Ms. Tina Skeel, Indiana Works
    • Ms. Lori Adler, My Employment Options
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Resources (PDF)
    • Video:

 


Ticket to Work: Choosing a Service Provider That’s Right for You (April 27, 2016)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work service providers and other topics, including:
    • Ticket to Work and Work Incentives;
    • How to choose a service provider that’s right for you; and
    • The importance of receiving long-term employment supports after you start working.
  • Moderator: Ms. Jayme Pendergraft, Ticket Program Manager
  • Presenters:
    • Ms. Kendra Berry and Ms. Tina Skeel, Indiana Works
    • Ms. Sandy Widener, Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (RTF)
    • Video:

Make It Happen: The Ticket to Financial Freedom Goal Setting, Work Incentives and Financial Independence (March 23, 2016)

  • Provided information on how Ticket to Work and other work incentives can help you reach your financial goals. Participants:
    • Gained basic financial knowledge such as budgeting and expense tracking.
    • Learned how to understand tax benefits that may apply to you.
    • Learned about asset building and how it can help you.
  • Moderator: Ms. Jayme Pendergraft, Ticket Program Manager
  • Presenters: Elizabeth Jennings and Marlene Ulisky, National Disability Institute
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (RTF)
    • Video:

Ticket to Work: Finding a Job with a Federal Contractor (February 24, 2016)

  • Presented information on Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, including:
    • What Section 503 changes mean for Social Security disability beneficiaries.
    • Tips for self-identification during the application and hiring process.
    • How to demonstrate your skills and abilities at a virtual job fair.
  • Moderator: Ms. Jayme Pendergraft, Ticket Program Manager
  • Presenters: Pamela Walker, Alliance Professional Services; Sheridan Walker, Solutions Marketing Group
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (RTF)
    • Video:

Ticket to Work: Debunking the Three Biggest Myths about Disability Benefits and Work (January 27, 2016)

  • Addressed common myths about how working will affect your cash disability benefits and Medicare or Medicaid. Participants learned:
    • How Social Security will postpone your medical continuing disability review (CDR) while you are participating in the Ticket to Work program.
    • How you can restart your cash benefits without reapplying if your job does not work out.
    • How you can keep your Medicare or Medicaid after you begin replacing cash benefits with earnings from work.
  • Moderator: Ms. Jayme Pendergraft, TPM
  • Presenters:
    • TPM: Ms. Marlene Ulisky
    • WIPA: Ms. Kendra Berry, Indiana Works
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (RTF)
    • Video:

For more information on Ticket to Work & Work Incentives, visit www.socialsecurity.gov/work, email us at support@choosework.net, or call the Ticket to Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 or 1-1-866-833-2967 (TDD/TTY).