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Helpful Hints: How to Fill Out a Winning PASS Application

Tools for Inclusion 9

This brief uses the story of one career woman to illustrate how to apply for and use a PASS (Plan for Achieving Self Support), a Social Security program that allows people receiving SSI to maintain benefits as they start working.

Understanding the SSI Work Incentives

Tools for Inclusion 8

Information about Social Security Administration programs that can help people who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to retain benefits that can support and ensure long-term employment.

Asumiendo la realidad: VIH y cancer en el lugar de trabajo

Research to Practice - Issue #21S

Los avances en el tratamiento médico del cáncer y del VIH han permitido que cada vez más gente que los padece continúe trabajando o vuelva a trabajar. El presente informe presenta las experiencias vividas por personas que padecen alguna de estas enfermedades, describe las semejanzas y contrastes que se detectaron al estudiar estas experiencias e incluye algunas recomendaciones.

Working It Out: Workplace Experiences of Individuals with HIV and Individuals with Cancer

Research to Practice 21

This brief describes the experiences of individuals with these illnesses, underlines similarities and differences between the two groups, and provides strategies for disclosure, support, and personal advocacy in the workplace.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title 1: Employment

Tools for Inclusion 5

Brief overview of the concepts and scope of the Americans with Disabilities Act, plus resource lists.

ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities