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Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits for Transition Age Youth (Webcast)

by Lucy Miller

This webcast provides a summary of the eligibility requirements for the most common Social Security benefits received by transition age youth: Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Child's Benefits, and Childhood Disability Benefits. Instruction is provided about how to begin the application process for each benefit as well as what to expect during the application process. The presenter is national benefits expert Lucy Miller.

http://www.centerontransition.org/training/viewWebcast.cfm/291

Ms. Miller was hired as one of the original technical assistance liaisons with the SSA funded training center for the BPAO projects and has continued to be a leader in this role through the conversion to WIPA to the present time. As a Technical Assistance Liaison with VCU's National Training Center, Lucy has distinguished herself by developing an extensive library of user-friendly written material about SSA disability benefits and work incentives. Lucy was the principal author and editor of the current national WIPA training manual and developed more than 35 fact sheets and briefing papers currently posted on the WIPA NTC website.