Persons with Disabilities Invited to Attend Work Incentives Seminar

WHAT: Work Incentives Seminar (WISE) & SSDI/SSI
Learn about the Ticket to Work. Meet Employment Network representatives from local Employment Networks face to face. Please note: To sign up for the WISE presentation you must call 1-877-743-8237 (v/tty) or go to www.socialsecurity.gov/work/wise.html. Need accommodations? Let us know when you register.

WHEN/
WHERE: The following workshop is designed to inform consumers with disabilities, who are receiving Social Security Disability benefits, about going back to work without losing those benefits.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
West Valley Presentation
John F. Long Center
3454 N. 51st Avenue, Phoenix

COST: None

INFO: All Advocacy presentations are free - Participants must RSVP with David Carey, 602-443-0723. Presentations/Workshops without a minimum of 4 participants are subject to cancellation. For accommodations or alternative format, please call in advance. For ABIL van transportation, please call as soon as possible. ABIL requests a $2+ donation (each way) for ABIL van transportation. Consumers must be 18 years+ or their own legal guardian. No fragrances please. To accommodate those with allergies, breathing conditions or multiple chemical sensitivities, please do not smoke or wear scented products when attending ABIL events.


BACKGROUND: ABIL advocates personal responsibility - by, and for, people with disabilities - as a means to independence. To help consumers achieve self-sufficiency, ABIL offers comprehensive programs including independent living skills instruction; information and referral; peer support; advocacy; home modification; ADA training and counsel; outreach to rehab centers & early intervention for newly disabled individuals; reintegration from nursing homes; employment services; Social Security work incentives; empowering youth in transition; personal assistant services and social recreational programs.