Your Guide to Parkinson's Resources

At each stage of your life, my Social Security is for you. Your personal online my Social Security account is a valuable source of information beginning in your working years and continuing throughout the time you receive Social Security benefits. Create an account to If you are currently receiving benefits, you can check your benefit and payment information and your earnings record. If you are still working, use this tool to estimate your retirement, disability, and survivors benefits.

Listed in: Job Transitions and Budgeting & Planning

Work At Home Jobs

2885 Sanford Avenue, Suite 12605
Grandville, MI 49418

Work at Home Jobs has been helping people find home-based employment opportunities since 2003. Visitors to this Web site can create a profile to post their resume and profile, network with other work from home professionals, and receive job email alerts. Although this Web site states their postings are researched and found to be legitimate, you should use caution when applying for postings and never apply for a position where you are required to pay up-front fees.
Listed in: Job Transitions
The office of Disability Employment Policy provides national leadership on disability employment policy by developing and influencing the use of evidence-based disability employment policies and practices, building collaborative partnerships, and delivering creditable and authoritative data on employment of people with disabilities. Visit this Web site for publications including accommodations in the workplace, discrimination, and job seeking.
Listed in: Disclosure & Accommodation and Job Transitions
This is the official Web site for the Social Security Administration and it contains a wealth of information about Social Security Disability Insurance including eligibility, disability application guidelines, denial and the reapplication process. The site provides answers to frequently asked questions about the SSDI application process in general as well as addressing Medicare and Medicaid eligibility. Disabled people can also access a listing of Vocational Rehabilitation agencies that provide career retraining which may facilitate a return to work.
Listed in: Options for the Uninsured, Job Transitions, and Disability
This Web site contains many disability-related resources across a wide range of topics including health, housing, technology, transportation and employment. Information about job/career planning, illness disclosure, accommodation and self-employment are just some of the employment categories covered. Visitors to this Web site can also search local job banks for employment opportunities by clicking "Employment" the "Jobs and Career Planning".
Listed in: Working with PD, Job Transitions, Technology, and Transportation
This program is a subsidiary of the Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work Program. Anyone aged 18 to 64 that is receiving SSDI and/or SSI benefits are eligible to participate in this incentive. Clicking on the "Resources Map" and selecting your state will provide information about employment networks, work incentives planning and assistance programs, protection and advocacy programs, and vocational rehabilitation agencies.
Listed in: Job Transitions
The CareerOneStop section of the US Department of Labor has information about training programs funded by the federal government. Certain individuals may qualify for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) training or other federal programs to learn skills which might be needed to begin a new type of work.
Listed in: Job Transitions

Find Local Assistance

Your local Information and Referral Center Coordinator can provide you with referrals and make sure you know about the educational and support activities available in your community.