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Young Adults

Did you know?

The Maryland Employment Network also provides services to young adults with SSI or SSDI who are interested in becoming independent and meeting their work goals! Click here to get connected with us.

 

The world of rehabilitation is becoming increasingly invested in services for transition aged youth and young adults, with studies consistently showing that early intervention and access to supports ultimately leads to greater success and independence into adulthood. This includes employment services! Individuals who begin their career exploration at this stage have better outcomes regarding long-term employment.

For information about how young adults can expect their SSI to be impacted by work, click here.

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