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Friday, August 12, 2011

Needs Assessment of Social Security Administration Beneficiaries with Disabilities

I was asked to post the following information from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Are you a person with a disability (including cognitive, hearing, vision, or physical) who receives benefits from the Social Security Administration? Benefits can mean SSI, SSDI, or retirement.

If so, we’d like to talk with you!!

Researchers at the UCSF Disability Statistics Center want to know more about your experience applying for Social Security benefits and your interactions with the Social Security Administration. We are conducting a needs assessment for the Social Security Administration so that they can communicate better with their beneficiaries who have disabilities. Phone interviews will be approximately a 30-45 minutes long.

For more information, or to participate, please call this toll-free number: 855-209-9538. Please speak clearly and slowly to leave your name and number. A UCSF researcher (Mel) will get back in touch with you to tell you more about this study. You may also email: alice.wong2@ucsf.edu.

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