Employment and Social Security Disability Benefits – Important Considerations
Laura Coffey, VCU Work Incentive Planning and Assistance National Training Center
This training will provide a brief overview of the impact of earnings on disability benefits, as well as other important things to consider as you return to work. Participants will learn what to prepare for, how to access and utilize work incentives, how and when to report to Social Security and other required entities; as well as where to access additional help and information about the impact of employment on benefits.
Laura Coffey Richardson is a technical Assistance Liaison with Virginia Commonwealth University’s SSA-funded National Training Center. In this role, she provides training related to SSA work incentives and employment supports to Work Incentives Counselors and Community Partners nationally. Laura also provides intensive technical assistance in multiple SSA federal regions. In addition, she also is the primary trainer and technical assistance liaison for the Ticket to Work Helpline agents who provide work incentives information and referral services to beneficiaries.