This program, presented by Michelle Spadafore of NY Legal Assistance Group, will cover basic SSI eligibility guidelines, including In-Kind Support and Maintenance (ISM) and income issues. The program focuses on helping clients avoid and resolve terminations and overpayments and discuss common resource pitfalls such as life insurance, shared bank accounts, and real property.
Michelle Spadafore is the Senior Supervising Attorney and Project Director of NYLAG’s Disability Advocacy Project (DAP). DAP provides advice, advocacy and/or full representation in Social Security appeals, terminations and overpayments. Michelle was previously a staff attorney at the AIDS Center of Queens County, a community-based nonprofit organization that provides services to people living with HIV/AIDS. Her background includes Social Security, access to public benefits and health care, and consumer credit issues. Michelle graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley and magna cum laude from New York Law School.
Outstanding commentator. Provided very thorough understanding of procedural aspects -- as well as the way in which such procedural aspects play out in "real life." Excellent presenter.
This information is helpful for retired or other people on SSI and having issues with receiving proper payments.
Amazingly good. Thorough and clear. Lots of concrete information and advice for handling this type of case. HIGHLY recommend.
Quite in depth.
Great presentation and materials. Appreciate your passion and knowledge. Very hands on and practical.
I work for OHO/SSA and found it very helpful!
Very down to earth and honest and helpful presentation.
Bless this instructor. SSI sounds like a mess!
Informative and energetic delivery on how best to help clients avoid or resolve terminations and overpayments accompanied by helpful discussion of common resource pitfalls including life insurance, shared bank accounts, and real property.
Great CLE... Presenter was terrific
Very thorough and informative. Well done!
she was good
practical tips were very helpful; dealing with the ss admin. seems like a nightmare, even with representation
She did an excellent job. This was very informative and helpful. Thank you
Very informative and revealing