“Life, like domino’s, may and can afford one opportunity to prepare and set pieces in place.”
“At times I felt discouraged but stayed positive and found a job…This month October 2021 will be a year of employment”
National Disability Employment Awareness Month commemorates the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy.
The Independence Now Community wishes Denise Sosbe a very Happy Retirement!
It is with great joy that we present this award in Deborah Jackson’s honor and memory to Montel Medley who carries on her commitment to an independent life.
Marylanders with disabilities CAN WORK and keep their health benefits! The Employed Individuals with Disabilities (EID) Program extends Medical Assistance health benefits to working Marylanders with disabilities.
Work incentives include employment programs that are funded by SSA as well as benefits management services. In this post, we mention a few of the many work incentives available.
There are many myths floating around about work and benefits that create widespread fear about going back to work. MD-WIN wants to spread the truth about how employment affects Social Security disability benefits and associated medical insurance.
Maryland Work Incentives Network is Maryland’s Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) project, providing individualized, in-depth, employment-focused benefits counseling and work incentives planning.
Michelle Lindsay, Independence Now’s 2020 Deborah Jackson Rising Star award recipient, shared with us how she got started with Independence Now and what she’d say to others seeking resources and support to live independently.