Revised as of May 13, 2013
Legal Clinic for Social Security Beneficiaries
with Post-Entitlement / Eligibility Issues
Do you have a mental and/or developmental disability, receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and/or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and is the Social Security Administration (SSA) conducting a work review?
If you are already on benefits and you are being reviewed or ceased, we may be able to assist. For example, if SSA is conducting a work review or income or resource redetermination and you are having problems with SSA, whether based on your disability or the way in which SSA applies their work incentive rules to you, this clinic may be for you. This clinic is not for overpayments only. We are a nonprofit organization offering services to persons with psychiatric and/or developmental disabilities.
è Former Senior Social Security Administration Attorney è
and additional trained advocates
Next clinic: May 22, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., by appointment only.
Future clinics will be held the 4th Wednesday of each month, starting June 2013.
Call for an appointment or for information about the next clinic.
People With Disabilities Foundation
507 Polk Street, Suite 430, San Francisco, CA 94102
Call (415) 931-3070 or (510) 522-7933
We serve residents of San Francisco, Alameda, Marin, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma counties.
Translators available by prior arrangement.
Fees based on a sliding scale from $00.00 and up.
Upcoming workshop repeat:TBA
SSDI (Title II) and SSI (Title XVI) Post Entitlement Issues for Beneficiaries with Mental/Developmental Disabilities – SSDI Work Reviews, SSI Redeterminations
(Round Table Discussion)
2 Hours MCLE Pending
September 4, 2012
Steven Bruce, Legal Director
People with Disabilities Foundation
507 Polk Street, Ste. 430
S.F., CA 94102
People With Disabilities Foundation and the Bar Association of San Francisco cordially invites you to attend our seminar on:
Autism and Technology:
Resources and opportunities for Transitional Age Youth, an interactive discussion.
Topics include: Independent Living- Education and Employment.
Audience: The general public; people with disabilities, their families and friends; veterans, legal community, vocational rehabilitation; mental and social service providers.
Friday, August 17th, 2012, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco CA 94102
Use of public transportation encouraged, as street parking may be difficult.
Loren Pedersen PhD., clinical psychologist and Jungian psychoanalyst with over 30 years of experience in private practice in Walnut Creek, California.
Allison Wang, PWDF Staff Attorney, graduated from San Francisco University School of Law in 2005 and University of California at Los Angeles. Allison focuses on representing social security and other disability cases including appeals.
Laura Shumaker, is a nationally recognized autism advocate and author of A Regular Guy: Growing Up with Autism. Her essays include those published in the New York Times, CNN, NPR, the San Francisco Chronicle and recently in the Thinking Persons Guide to Autism.
Andy Aczel, has thirty years’ experience in the high tech industry, including management roles at Nortel, Premisys Communications, Silicon Spice, and Broadcom,. He is the father of an adult with Asperger’s. Andy co-founded The Specialists Guild, a nonprofit social enterprise focused on helping people with Asperger’s into careers.
Jennifer McDonald-Peltier, has worked in the disability community since her college days as a personal care attendant. She has a single subject teaching credential in English and a Masters in Special Education. She has been working in Assistive Technology for over a decade and is a RESNA-certified Assistive Technology Professional.
Zoe Gross, is an Autistic adult. She is a student at Vassar College, an activist with the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network, and blogs at illusionofcompetence.blogspot.com
Alicia Contreras, Assistive Technology Educator at ILRCSF, wheelchair rider, negotiated first city funding for disabled people and founded first independent living center for women in Mexico; Mexico Coordinator for Mobility International USA (MIUSA) organizing international exchange programs for US young disabled teens in SLP; in 1995, Mexican Delegate to United Nations/NGO Forum in Beijing
Marie DeLeon, Daminna Stanfield, and Karen Looker - Cal State East Bay University, College Link Program
Panel and Q&A moderated by People With Disabilities Foundation
RSVP: Steven Leibof firstname.lastname@example.org Call at (415) 931-3070 . For anyone needing sign language interpreters, please contact us no later than August 10, 2012.
PWDF is requesting up to 3 hours of MCLE's from the State Bar of California. Course/Seminar meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider PCE 3221)
People With Disabilities Foundation cordially invites you to join us at the
P.E.E.R.'s Walk at the Berkeley Marina this Saturday October 1st!
We are so pleased to partner with P.E.E.R.S. in this important event, working together so we can end stigma and discrimination against all people with mental health issues.
At our table we will have information about our work at PWDF providing education and advocacy for people with psychiatric and/or developmental impairments, so that they can achieve equal opportunities in all aspects of life.
People With Disabilities Foundation cordially invites you to attend our seminar on:
Psychiatric Service Animals: Current Law, Experiences and Visions of Hope
include: Therapeutic benefits and legal protections for people with
psychiatric service animals in employment settings, public
accommodations and housing.
The general public; people with disabilities, their families and
friends; veterans, legal community, mental health, vocational
rehabilitation and social service providers.
Wednesday, June 15th, 2011, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Golden Gate University School of Law
Conference Room Room 2203 (2nd floor)
536 Mission Street (between 2nd & 1st Street)
San Francisco CA 94105-2968
Psychiatric Service Animal Seminar Handouts:-->
Sarah Kraemer Isaacs Powerpoint Presentation
Handout from Sarah Kraemer Isaacs
David Levin Presentation
Handout from Veronica Morris, PhD
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