Drawing Is for Artists: How a Paycheck and a Government Check Can Work Together

Thursday, September 22, 2022
(Two Sessions Available)
10:00 am – 11:00 am Eastern time or 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Eastern time

Hosted by: University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI)

Description: Do you know about Social Security’s Student Earned Income Exclusion where a student could earn up to $2,040 per month and have no reduction in the SSI payment unless they earn over $8,230 per year? The truth about what will happen to one’s bank account when working can set your students free!

Students, family members and school staff need to know about Social Security’s “Age 18 Re-Determination” where up to one-third of children who received SSI will no longer qualify. Want to know more? Click on the Google Drive link below!

Resources on Employment and Impact on SSI or SSDI

Register Here for the 10:00 am Eastern Time Session and indicate your need for an ASL interpreter:

Register Here for the 5:30 pm Eastern time Session and indicate your need for an ASL interpreter:

Presenter: Carolyn Wheeler is a native Kentuckian with over thirty years of experience in program development, training and advocacy on behalf of people with disabilities and their families. From 1990 to the present, she has been employed on a variety of projects with the Human Development Institute at the University of Kentucky. Carolyn is a Community Partner Work Incentives Counselor and provides information and training about the impact of income on Social Security Disability benefits. She is also, on a voluntary basis, a Power of Attorney and Representative Payee for Linda, who has an intellectual disability and receives a substantial Social Security retirement benefit from her own work record.