Phila On The Job

Ep. 01 - An Interview With Disability Rights PA / WIPA

Part One - Understanding Your Benefits Series

11 months ago

Understanding Your Benefits - An Interview with Disability Rights PA / WIPA

Recording Date: September 2, 2020

Transcript: Transcript available for download here:

Keywords: Disability Rights PA, WIPA, SSI, SSSDI, benefits planning, work incentives, ticket to work

Episode summary: Representatives from Disability Rights PA and WIPA share information for obtaining benefits planning counselling for SSI / SSDI recipients, helping them enter the world of work.

Topical Index:

  • Introductions [00:02]
  • What Is WIPA [01:07]
  • How Can WIPA Help Me [01:52]
  • WIPA and Students [02:05]
  • Contact Information for WIPA / WIPA process [05:00]
  • Resources for the Blind [07:14]
  • WIPA for all SSI / SSDI recipients [08:03]
  • Closing [10:22]


  • WIPA Phone (1-866-968-7842)
  • WIPA TTY Phone (1-866-833-2967)

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