EmployABLE: Employment & Savings Opportunities for Individuals with a Disability

Hosted by Disability Rights of WV, WV Developmental Disabilities Council, and WVABLE

In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), our team of experts shared insights on the importance of employment for people with disabilities to include: how individuals with disabilities, including those receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), can benefit from employment, what services and programs are available to help persons with a disability prepare for and achieve employment, and how employed West Virginians with a disability can save and invest with WVABLE while protecting eligibility for critical public benefits.

Panelists include:
• Roxanne Clay, WVABLE
• Steve Wiseman, WV Developmental Disabilities Council (WVDDC)
• Jennifer Tenney, WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED)
• Rich Ward, WV Division of Rehabilitation Services (WVDRS)
• Travis Kline, Job Squad, Inc.
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