The purpose of the Parent Coalition is to provide people with disabilities and their families with an array of services that:
The co-coordinators gather pertinent information from all areas, including state and county government, service providers and advocacy/planning organizations. They also help organize community meetings and forums for the purpose of educating, sharing and discussing issues of mutual concern. The information gathered is distributed through the meetings/forums or via mailings and/or internet to members of the Parent Coalition.
A Guide to Social Security Benefits and Employment for Young People with Disabilities
The purpose of this booklet is to give young people with developmental disabilities, their families and the professionals working with them some practical, hands-on information about work incentives.
The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) has released a booklet entitled, “Going to Work: A Guide to Social Security Benefits and Employment for Young People with Disabilities”. The booklet includes chapters on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), how the two programs are impacted by earned income, the Ticket to Work, and other guidance for young people managing Social Security benefits.
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The Parent Coalition is a separate organization that is housed at the Arc, whose mission and values are similar, and we all work collaboratively to ensur the success of families and individuals.