SSI and SSI Work Incentives: You Can Make an Informed Choice About Work

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Texans with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits and are interested in joining the workforce may be concerned about how employment will affect their benefits. However, resources are available to help make informed decisions when seeking employment.

In a new video, information is provided to help you navigate the existing rules and programs so you can successfully transition into the workforce. The video provides an in-depth look at the SSI system and its work incentives, and explains how you can try working without losing your SSI benefits. The video, “SSI and SSI Work Incentives: You Can Make an Informed Choice About Work,” explains how income is calculated, what impact wages will have on your benefits, and walks you through certain challenges you might encounter.

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The videos were developed by the National Disability Institute as part of the Understanding Employment Options and Supports project, which includes additional videos and online training. The project was funded by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities.