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AHEDD’s Work Incentives Counseling Services

Focus on Transition There are many things to think about and do to prepare for this change. Transition is a point in a time filled with change, growth, excitement, and sometimes fear and confusion. It is helpful to explore life experiences to have and questions to ask during this transformative life stage. For more information from the Charting the LifeCourse framework, check out the Transition Quick Guide:

March 2021 Family Forum

Transition Coordinators from cyber charter schools across PA are collaborating together to

present vital transition formation through a series of guest speakers to all cyber parents.

AHEDD’s Work Incentives Counseling Services

Thursday, March 11, 2021


Presenter: Michele Boardman - Employment Coordinator

Why Attend?: AHEDD’s Work Incentive Counseling services are for youth and young adults who are considering, interested, or pursuing employment and are receiving Social Security benefits. AHEDD’s presentation will give an overview of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security

Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, work incentives available through the Social Security Administration, and helpful tips to navigate the government programs while employed. Our goal is to change perceptions of what is possible and assist youth, young adults, and their families, with making informed decisions

about work.

Join us for this online webinar presentation using this link: Join conversation (

Can be accessed via computer or free mobile app.

Stay tuned for College Office of Disability Services on 4/8/21.

PA’s Community of Practice (CoP) for Supporting Families uses Charting the LifeCourse framework and principles with the aim to achieve the strategies listed in the Information Sharing Advisory Committee (ISAC) Recommendation #4: Support families throughout the lifespan.

For more information about Pennsylvania’s Community of Practice for Supporting Families and the PA Areas of Innovation please visit:

PA Family Network, The Self Advocacy Power Network for All (SAPNA) & PA Developmental Disabilities Council Contacts:

STAY CONNECTED! Don't forget to check out our website: In addition to learning more about us, our webpage includes an up to date calendar with upcoming events ( and more is added as scheduled) and a "Theme and Thoughts" section. Check out our social media for more information and like us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

The Self Advocacy Power Network for All (SAPNA) is a project of the PA Office of Developmental Programs, Department of Human Services and managed by Self Advocates United as 1.

Contact us at or 724-588-2378 .

The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council (PA DDC) is proud to collaborate with the Office of Developmental Programs, PA Family Network and The Self Advocacy Power Network for All (SAPNA) on this initiative. Check out our social media and website for more information Twitter: @PaDDCouncil, Facebook:, Web Site:


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