NCSET Parent Brief: Supplemental Security Income: A Bridge to Work (Part 1 of 3)
Part 1 in a 3-part series on supplemental security income, giving parents of youth with disabilities practical information about how youth can use Social Security work incentives to facilitate a gradual transition from dependence on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to partial or complete financial independence. Social Security work incentives allow a recipient of Supplemental Security Income to earn wages while maintaining SSI cash benefits and Medicaid. Background information, definitions, and specific financial criteria for using SSI work incentives are included.
Produced by PACER Center in collaboration with the Institute's National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET).
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- March 2003
- National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)
- PACER Center
- Education practices (K12 and transition)
- Transition planning
- Community life
- Parenting and family relationships
- Specific life stage
- Adolescents and young adults