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The Guardian Peer Support & Mentor Group meets twice a month, on the 2nd Tuesday and 4th Thursday of the month.

Roundtable Discussion – Every 2nd Tuesday of the Month

Join us by Zoom from 8:30 am – 10 am on the second Tuesday of every month. Talk through and solve difficult problems with other guardians. Share resources, forms, and other helpful information.

Contact us to receive the zoom meeting information.

Guest Speaker Series – 4th Thursday of the Month

Thursday 11/30/23 @ 3 pm: Guest Speaker CLaudia porpiglia

Presentation Time: 3pm-4pm

Location: Zoom / Virtual

Title: Understanding the “Benefits Debacle”: A Deep Dive into Disability Benefits and the DAC Program


Join us for a comprehensive webinar that delves into the intricacies of disability benefits, with a special focus on the Disabled Adult Child Benefit (DAC) program. This session will shed light on key topics including:

  • The relationship between SSI and DAC and their implications.
  • The significance of disability onset before age 22.
  • How the Social Security Administration determines the date of disability.
  • The interplay between SSDI and the DAC benefit.
  • The role of APD MedWaiver in ensuring protected Medicaid benefits for DAC recipients.
  • APD’s eligibility standards for beneficiaries.
  • The criticality of documenting autism and severe behaviors for eligibility purposes.

Whether you’re a caregiver, a beneficiary, a professional in the field, or just someone seeking clarity on these issues, this webinar promises to provide valuable insights and answers to your pressing questions.

Total Presentation Length: 60 minutes

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