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SSI Overpayments and Terminations

(241 reviews)

Produced on July 23, 2019

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Course Information

Time 93 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

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.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Advise clients on their rights and responsibilities with regard to SSI requirements and documentation
  2. Avoid miscalculations or oversights that lead to overpayments and terminations
  3. Mitigate and appeal any penalties incurred

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Michelle Spadafore

New York Legal Assistance Group

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.


Lourdes M.

Very down to earth and honest and helpful presentation.

David J.

Bless this instructor. SSI sounds like a mess!

Julie A. B.

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.

Raylene C.

Great CLE... Presenter was terrific

Adria B.

Very thorough and informative. Well done!

Jerod B.

she was good

Jacqueline J.

practical tips were very helpful; dealing with the ss admin. seems like a nightmare, even with representation

Jennifer L.

She did an excellent job. This was very informative and helpful. Thank you

Michelle T.


Jean T.

Very informative and revealing

Stephen K.


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