Campaign: National Disability Forum: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - Ticket to Work

Question 1

Overall, how can we support the employment goals of social security beneficiaries through the Ticket to Work program?

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Ticket to Work

Fund more benefit planners with Workforce experience that have a mandated partnership at local SSA offices to assist with employment / wage reporting and any disputes. Creating a more direct line of communication, Workforce can assist with getting the correct information out there.

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Question 8

Would offering beneficiaries financial education and planning services be appropriate for the program? If so, how could we accomplish this through changes to the program regulations?

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Question 3

What employment support models are likely to be most effective in achieving the intent and goals of the program?

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Question 5

What incentives could we offer ENs for collaborating effectively with employers, VR agencies, public work force systems, WIPAs and other entities assisting our disability beneficiaries?

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Question 6

How could the program encourage youth with disabilities to pursue apprenticeships, career development programs, post-secondary education, and other work-related opportunities in a manner similar to their peers without disabilities?

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Question 7

How could ENs become integral to transition planning with youth who have disabilities, their families, and local schools?

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Regulatory Comments

Given the current Ticket to Work regulations, what changes would you make to the payment policies, partnership plus, ticket eligibility, and timely progress review?

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