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Profiles in Achievement - A collection of Success Stories from the Ticket to Work program.

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Larry C.

Meet Larry, a young man with autism, and learn more about his journey to full time employment with the help of Ticket to Work and Work Incentives. 

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Megan R.

Megan experienced a mental illness but wanted to be employed. She regained wellness and switched career paths with the help of the Ticket to Work program.

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Andraéa L.

Meet Andraéa, a 30 year old woman with muscular dystrophy who serves as a role model for girls with the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital. 

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Lisa S.

Lisa wanted to support her family, but her agoraphobia prevented her from working. Using her ticket, she now works from home and is financially independent.

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Rob M.

Meet Rob, a former small business owner who returned to work and regained financial independence after experiencing renal failure.

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Terry A.

Terry, a 52 year-old mother, didn’t know how to find employment after her disability prevented her from working for a while. Discover how Ticket to Work helped her!


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Robert S.

Robert is a Veteran who had questions about employment and disabilities. With the help of Ticket to Work, he’s now employed, financially independent and helping other Veterans.

Success Story Video Preview: Amina K.

Amina K.

Amina, a worker with a lifelong disability, got help from the Ticket to Work program. Now, she helps other people with disabilities find employment.

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Terri G.

Terri is a businesswoman with a disability who had difficulty finding employment. Working helped her to regain confidence and financial independence.

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Victor Q.

Meet Victor, a father, who feared losing his benefits if he returned to work. See how he enhanced his skills and became a success.

Success Story Video Preview: Linda S.

Linda S.

Linda, a community work incentive coordinator, talks about seeing her clients gain financial independence and a positive outlook on life.

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Ed B.

Meet Ed, a farmer who found employment and regained financial independence by using his Ticket to Work.

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Josh S.

Josh is an active young adult with a disability who has seen marked improvements in his life since he decided to participate in the Ticket to Work program. 

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Vilmarie S.

Vilmarie Sostre-Lamb is an energetic 26 year old young woman who worked in retail until Multiple Sclerosis disrupted her life. Through the Ticket to Work program and its supports, she was able to return to work. 

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Armida S.

Armida is a mother of four who encountered personal and professional setbacks, but through Ticket to Work she found employment and achieved financial independence. 

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Rae-Anna W.

Rae-Anna is a mother of three, who had trouble finding work after her car accident. Read how Ticket to Work helped her.

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Jason F.

A lifelong mental illness made it difficult for Jason to find employment. Learn how Ticket to Work helped him. 

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Michele B.

Michele, a young adult with a disability, talks about how PASS helped her get an education and reach her career goals.

Success Story Video Preview: Debra G.

Debra G.

After Debra discovered that she had a disability, she found the Ticket to Work program. Through the program, her employment team of service providers helped her return to work.