Overview of Benefits Programs for Veterans with Disabilities
Beth Keeton, M.S.
This presentation provides and overview of the various benefits programs available to Veterans with disabilities. Included in the discussion will be:VA Disability Compensation, VA Disability Pension, Social Security Disability Insurance, and Supplemental Security income. Additionally, information will be provided on VA services available through the One-Stop Centers, and the Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service as well as on state Vocational Rehabilitation programs. The impact of wage or self-employment income on cash and health benefits will be discussed and tools and guidelines for how to maximize all available resources will be provided.