ON DEMAND: MCLE: Overview of SSDI & SSI Benefits

Class recorded October 24, 2023

Two of the most important public benefits for elderly and disabled individuals are Social Security Disability Benefits (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). In this training, learn about various ways that benefit recipients can appeal changes to their benefits and how legal aid can assist in this process.

Class covers:

  • A basic overview of these two programs, such as who is eligible and what each benefit provides;
  • Examine some of the most common non-disability reasons why SSDI and SSI benefits are changed or stopped;
  • Learn the procedure of how to appeal benefits reductions, terminations, and overpayments;
  • Potential volunteer opportunities at a Social Security Overpayment clinic

 MCLE Disclaimer:

MCLE credit is only granted to attorneys licensed to practice law by the State Bar of California. Attorneys from other jurisdictions should contact their state bar to learn about credit reciprocity.

Earn 1.0 hour general MCLE Credit

Although you can listen to the class from various kinds of devices, you will need video to view the speaker(s) and any presentation materials and the ability to type on your device and use Zoom to ask questions or use the chat features. 

Presented by:

Lily Choi, Staff Attorney, Neighborhood Legal Services (NLSLA) (https://nlsla.org/)

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

Hours / Location

LA Law Library
301 W. First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Click Here for Directions


Monday - Friday:
8:30 am – 6:00 pm
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Branches / Partner Locations

Join Our Mailing List

To get more information about upcoming classes and events, please click here to join our mailing list.

Follow Us...Like Us...

Follow the LA Law Library on Instagram to see our latest posts.

Federal Depository

Federal Depository Logo

The LA Law Library is a selective government depository for both the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and State of California materials.

Accommodation Requests

CLICK HERE to fill out the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form.

© LA Law Library 2024