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meet the team

Keirstyn Silver

Keirstyn Silver

Director, Self-Sufficiency and Education

Erin Dudley

Erin Dudley

Assistant, Self-Sufficiency and Education

Molly Hall

Molly Hall

Program Administrator

T-Kea Blackman

T-Kea Blackman

Peer Career Coach

Charlie Hollins

Charlie Hollins

Benefits Case Manager

Autumn Jacquette

Autumn Jacquette

Benefits Case Manager

Mabel Munoz

Mabel Munoz

Benefits Planning Specialist

Deborah Zipkin Temple

Deborah Zipkin Temple

Self-Sufficiency Development Specialist

WISE Webinar – Reasonable Accommodations and the Path to Work, July 27, 3pm ET

Join SSA on July 27 at 3pm ET for the next Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar! The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects the rights of people with disabilities in many aspects of their lives, including their rights in the workplace. This month, the...

Employed Individuals with Disabilities (EID) Program Expansion

The Maryland Department of Health has recently issued a Provider Update which includes expansion of eligibility requirements for the EID Program....

The Maryland Employment Network Paves the Way to Employment

The Maryland Employment Network proudly announces the first Diverse Abilities Job Fair was a tremendous success! Rooted in MD-EN’s implementation of county-based roundtables filled with leaders selected from the disability, employment, and community sectors, this...

WISE Webinar – Expanding Your Job Search with Ticket to Work – Wednesday, May 25

Join SSA on May 25 at 3pm(ET) for the next Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar! In May, we’ll discuss hiring initiatives for job seekers with disabilities, including Section 503, Schedule A Hiring and apprenticeships. During the webinar, we’ll also highlight...

Wise Webinar – Debunking the Three Biggest Myths About Disability Benefits and Work, Wednesday, April 27

Join SSA on April 27 at 3pm(ET) for the next Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar! Have you heard any of these myths? If I go to work, I will automatically lose my Medicare or Medicaid.If I use my Ticket to go to work, Social Security will conduct a medical...

The Campaign for Disability Employment Launches Workplace Mental Health PSA

This National Campaign Explores the Roles We All Play in Promoting Workplace Wellbeing. The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) has launched its latest public education campaign. Built around a public service announcement (PSA) called “Mental Health at Work: What...

Tips to Relieve Anxiety Before an Interview

Securing an interview is an exciting step forward in your journey toward work, but it can also be anxiety inducing. The pressure to make a great first impression, or to have all the right answers may cause extra stress leading up to the big day. 7 Tips to Relieve...

Choosing a Service Provider That’s Right for You, Wednesday, March 30, at 3pm (ET)

Join us on March 30 for our next Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE) webinar! Choosing a Service Provider That’s Right for You Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 3pm – 4:30pm (ET) Our Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE) webinar will discuss how working with a Ticket to Work...

WISE Webinar – Ticket to Work, Support on Your Journey to Work

Join SSA and Choosework.ssa.gov on February 23 for the next Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar! Ticket to Work, Support on Your Journey to Work Wednesday, February 23, at 3pm ET Looking for work and have questions about disability employment opportunities?...

Getting to HIRED: Goal Setting

Imagine a world where every day you hear a client say, “I got hired!”  It is an employment specialist’s dream – fulfilled, happy clients successfully maneuvering the world of employment.  Most days that feels out of reach, but is it really?  At least half of solving...