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Join the 9/20 Twitter Chat: "In Transition: A Conversation on Youth, Disability and Work"

image of two birds chatting You are invited to join our upcoming live Twitter chat on September 20, 2013, at 12 p.m. EDT, when we’ll be having a conversation about youth, disabilities and employment.

If you have questions or resources to share, we invite you to join and participate in the conversation!

Here are the event details:

  • Topic: In Transition: A Conversation on Youth, Disability and Work
  • Hashtag: #DEChat
  • Date: Friday, September 20, 2013, 12:00 p.m. EDT
  • Instructions: Sign in to Twitter and follow us @chooseworkssa and participate by using hashtag #DEChat in your posts. It promises to be an engaging and informative discussion. You can also follow the discussion here: http://twubs.com/DEChat

We hope to see you there! 


Join Us for a Twitter Chat on March 30th!

The Ticket to Work program is sponsoring its first Twitter chat! On Friday, March 30th, between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. ET, follow @chooseworkssa and the hashtag #DEchat (for Disability Employment chat) to participate.

Twitter Chat A Twitter chat is a set time on Twitter for discussion of a topic using a specific hashtag (in this case, #DEchat). Usually, one Twitter user will keep the chat going by raising questions or responding to comments, but everyone can participate! The purpose of the chat is to get a whole lot of people talking about an interesting topic at the same time. The chat allows participants to share what they know and connect with others! Twitter chats on all sorts of topics happen all the time on Twitter.

Our first Twitter chat topic will be “Career Help for People with Developmental Disabilities” in honor of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, observed each  year in March. To help stimulate the conversation, Sharon Lewis, Commissioner, Administration on Developmental Disabilities, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will join us in leading the chat.

If you are new to Twitter, learn how to get started, and join us on the 30th! Additionally, EasyChirp provides an accessible alternative to Twitter that is easier to use and optimized for use by people with disabilities.

If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment or send a direct message (DM) to @chooseworkssa on Twitter! Chat with  you on the 30th!


Social Security to Host LIVE Ticket to Work Facebook Questions & Answers

On Wednesday, December 21st at 4:30 PM EST, Social Security will host a LIVE Facebook Q&A chat with Ticket to Work and Work Incentives experts. It will be held immediately after the National WISE Webinar. We encourage you to sign up for the Webinar and then join us on Facebook to continue the discussion of how Ticket to Work and Work Incentives can help you find good jobs, good careers and a better self-supporting future.

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Event details:

  When? Wednesday, December 21st at 4:30 PM
  Where? http://www.facebook.com/choosework   

Help spread the news: Follow and engage with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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How to Join:

To join the Q&A session, go to: http://www.facebook.com/choosework  

If you cannot access Facebook, you may submit questions to choosework@gmail.com. A transcript will be available on the Choose Work Blog after the event.

To access the HTML version of Facebook, which may be easier to use with screen readers, go to: http://m.facebook.com/choosework

For help with Facebook accessibility and assistive technology, go to: http://www.facebook.com/help/accessibility   

Hope to see you there!