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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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Achieving Financial Independence with Ticket to Work and the Able Act (March 22, 2017)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work and the ABLE Act, and other topics, including:
    • The Achieving A Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act.
    • A new option for some people with disabilities and their families to save for the future, while protecting eligibility for public benefits.
    • Ticket to Work and Work Incentives.
  • Moderator: Ms. Nancy Boutot, MS, NDI Consulting
  • Presenters:
    • Mr. Christopher Rodriguez, ABLE National Resource Center
    • Ms. Marlene Ulisky, NDI Consulting
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Choosing a Service Provider That’s Right for You (February 22, 2017)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work and finding various service providers and resources including:
    • Ticket to Work and Work Incentives.
    • How to choose a service provider that’s right for you.
    • The importance of receiving long-term employment supports after you start working.
  • Moderator: Ms. Nancy Boutot, MS, NDI Consulting
  • Presenters:
    • Kendra Berry, Indiana Works
    • Tina Skeel, Aspire Indiana
    • Sandy Widener, Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Materials:
    • Transcript (TXT)
    • Presentation (PDF) (DOC)
    • Video:

Make it Happen: The Ticket to Financial Freedom (January 25, 2017)

  • Provided information on Ticket to Work and financial independence, as well as other topics, including:
    • Basic financial knowledge such as budgeting and expense tracking
    • Understanding tax benefits that may apply to you
    • Learning about asset building and how it can help you
  • 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)
    • Video:

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)
    • Video:

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:

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