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Webinar: COVID-19 Benefits and the Impact on SSI

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Webinar: COVID-19 Benefits and the Impact on SSI

Time & Location

Apr 22, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
https://bit.ly/2KkUCVQ

About the Event

Webinar: COVID-19 Benefits and the Impact on SSI and SSDI: Unemployment, Disability Insurance, Caregiver's Insurance and More

APRIL 22, 2020

SSI: 6:00-7:30 PM

APRIL 23, 2020

SSDI: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE. REGISTER ONLINE USING LINK BELOW:

https://bit.ly/2KkUCVQ

REGISTRATION IS LIMITED! Registrations will be confirmed on a

first-come, first-served basis. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. You can access the webinar by computer, mobile device or listen using a landline phone.

AUDIENCE:

SSI and SSDI Beneficiaries and those that support them; Rep Payees, Family, Case managers, Employment/Vocational Staff; Job Coaches; Social Workers, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, etc. 

SESSION DESCRIPTION:

Each webinar will address frequently asked questions about the impact on SSI and SSDI by the following COVID-19 benefits: Unemployment Insurance (UI), Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI), Temporary Caregiver’s Insurance (TCI) and Economic Impact (Stimulus) Payments. The stimulus will be discussed only briefly. However, we will explore how an ABLE Account can help you save without affecting SSI or Medicaid Eligibility. Resources will be shared along with the opportunity to ask questions.

·  How will receiving income-support benefits during this pandemic affect my SSI/SSDI disability benefits?

·  How can an ABLE Account help me to save without affecting SSI or Medicaid eligibility?

·  How can I open an ABLE Account? 

PRESENTERS:  

Jeanne Fay, CWIC, Sherlock Center on Disabilities, RI College 

Vicki Ferrara, Coordinator, Sherlock Center on Disabilities, RI College

Chris Civittolo, Director of 529 Savings, Grants and Scholarship Programs, RI Office of the General Treasurer 

RESOURCES:

These webinars will be recorded. The recordings, slides, and resources will be available post-event on the Sherlock Center website at www.sherlockcenter.org.

Special requests or registration questions? Contact Elaine Sollecito at esollecito@ric.edu

Training questions? Contact Jeanne Fay at jfay@ric.edu

Registration is Closed