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Belleville, Illinois, Oct. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allsup Employment Services, which provides return to work services through the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Ticket to Work program, will join with United Spinal Association to support National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in October 2022.
United Spinal is hosting a series of events to recognize the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities past and present, and showcase supportive, inclusive employment policies and practices.
This includes their “Career and Benefit Panel Discussion” on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m. ET featuring Diane Winiarski, director of Allsup Employment Services, and three additional panelists:
- Joshua Basile: United Spinal Association board secretary and trial attorney.
- José Hernandez: Community organizer for the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of New York State (CDPAANYS) and president of United Spinal’s New York City chapter.
- Duane Rohr: Senior manager, Workforce Initiatives at CVS Health.
The webinar will address pursuing rewarding careers after spinal cord injuries, as well as how to return to work through Social Security’s Ticket to Work program.
“Allsup Employment Services understands how beneficial it is for people with disabilities to return to work if they are medically able to do so. By joining United Spinal and these other outstanding panelists, we will address key issues related to careers for people with disabilities and demystify Social Security’s Ticket to Work program,” Winiarski explained. “Ticket to Work can offer a path forward without losing access to Social Security disability benefits or Medicare coverage that provide important financial stability.”
Lesly St.Louis, Director of Employment and DEI Programs for United Spinal, said the panel discussion will offer a valuable range of perspectives, adding “Diane brings more than 30 years of experience in medical management,…
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