Benefits 101: A Guided Study of Your Own Situation

This one hour training is an overview of how earned income may affect eligibility for an entitlement to social security disability benefits and supplemental security income.

Course Objectives

  • Clarify the facts about the impact of work upon disability benefits and supplemental security income benefits and
  • Provide you with the basic knowledge to make an informed decision about how obtaining employment may affect your financial situation.

Course Overview

This website can provide information on the impact of work on benefits and resources to help you go to work.

Target Audience

Employment specialists, individuals with a disability

Course Funding

Development of this course was supported by a grant from the U.S. Administration on Disabilities, Administration on Community Living, (90DNEM0004-01-00), Project Officer:  Larissa Crossen. The contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Administration on Community Living, and no assumption of endorsement by the Federal government should be made.