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Work Incentives for Persons with Disabilities Under the Social Security and SSI Programs

By James R. Sheldon Jr.

Work incentives under the social security and 551 programs provide persons with disabilities the opportunity to test employment opportunities without losing their benefits. Although still something of a secret just five years ago, work incentives have changed substantially in recent years. Updating an earlier version, this article promotes the use of work incentives and should assist advocates in analyzing work opportunities for their clients.

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