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  • Plan for Achieving Self-Support (SSA-545)

    A plan for achieving self--support, or PASS for short, is a plan for your future. Many people with disabilities want to work, and you're probably one of them. But maybe you need to go back to school before you can get a job. Or, maybe you'd like to start your own business, but you don't have the money. Whatever your work goal may be, a PASS can help you reach it. You may download a PASS form in PDF format from this page of the Social Security Administration. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • Proyecto Vision Web Site

    Proyecto Vision is the first national initiative to connect disabled Latinos living in the U.S. to employment and career advancement. The Project includes bilingual technical assistance via a toll-free hotline, a bilingual website, newsletter and listserv, annual employment-centered trainings, and leadership development activities. The project will also build a national Latino disability network based on the regional trainings, develop unique outreach activities designed with Telemundo and the national Hispanic Radio Network, and carry out an extensive translation program focused on employment related legislation and training opportunities. Content Detail

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    Proyecto Vision
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    Spanish / Español
  • Red Book - Reference for Employment-Related Programs of Social Security Administration

    The Red Book serves as a general reference source about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with disabilities. The Red Book is from the Social Security Administration web site. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Resources for Job Seekers with Disabilities

    Georgia's Vocational Rehabilitation Program (VR) provides a wide array of services to persons with disabilities as they prepare for gainful employment. From application to eligibility determination, assessment to job placement, VR professionals located in 53 offices statewide focus on assisting people with disabilities to work. In addition, the following comprehensive web site resources provide information designed to help people with disabilities increase independence and achieve self-sufficiency by becoming full participants in the workplace. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Labor
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Services for Veterans

    Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) is the VA program that assists veterans with service-connected disabilities to achieve employment or enhance their ability to function independently at home and in the community. This web site provides more information about VR&E programs. Content Detail

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    State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Resource Center