Add your information below or contact Ability Leads, an American Dream Employment Network (ADEN) Member, at
515.525.8259 for a quick consultation. If we determine that the Ticket to Work (TTW) program is the right fit, then we will check your Ticket status and move on to Step 2.
Learn more about TTW: https://choosework.ssa.gov/
You will work with an Ability Leads Certified Disability Benefits Planner to develop an Individual Work Plan (IWP). This can be done in person, over the phone, or virtually. After you sign your IWP then Ability Leads will connect your Ticket request with ADEN, a division of the National Disability Institute, an approved Employment Network operating under Social Security's TTW program.
See Step 3.
After your Ticket is assigned, Ability Leads will connect with you on, at a minimum, a monthly basis. We will assist you with your employment goals, benefit questions, and share resources to help you meet your goals and increase your financial independence!
Ticket to Work is a free and voluntary program.
Review these five frequently asked questions about working, while you receive disability benefits, from Social Security: https://choosework.ssa.gov/
Ability Leads understands that Disability Cash Benefits and the associated Health Insurance can be confusing and that you may need support throughout your employment journey.
Through the Social Security Administration's free and voluntary Ticket to Work (TTW) program, we can help with:
Video: "Meet Ben! An Introduction to Ticket to Work."
Check out this easy-to-understand video of the Ticket program from SSA.
Please visit the American Dream Employment Network to find out how ADEN is committed to helping Americans with disabilities achieve their American Dream | nationaldisabilityinstitute.org
Learn more about Ticket to Work and Timely Progress Reviews | ssa.gov
For more information on ways to save and invest money, visit Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) | ablenrc.org
Find more information about Iowa's Medicaid for Employed People with Disabilities (MEPD) program, allowing persons with disabilities to work and continue to have access to medical assistance | https://hhs.iowa.gov
For more information about the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services Rent Reimbursement Program | https://benefits.stateofiowahhs.org