Amy Wallish is an innovative training professional passionate about encouraging individuals to reach their financial and employment goals. Ms. Wallish has over 16 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities in a variety of settings. She has trained across the country on Social Security benefits and asset development. Ms. Wallish has a B.A. in Psychology; a Master’s degree in Business Administration and is trained through Social Security Administration as a Community Work Incentive Coordinator.
Ms. Wallish assisted a beneficiary in reducing a $63,000 overpayment by developing the Impairment Related Work Expense (IRWE). After educating the individual and gathering supporting documentation of the expenses for several years, Ms. Wallish and the beneficiary submitted this information to Social Security. Social Security made a redetermination, reduced the overpayment to $0 and repaid this beneficiary approximately $26,000 in past-due benefits.