Wednesday Workshop: Seeing Success, Business Foundations for Blind Entrepreneurs

Date and Time



1 hour


Are you a blind or visually impaired individual dreaming of starting your own business? Do you want to learn how to navigate the intricacies of reporting your earnings to the Social Security Administration (SSA)? If so, our upcoming workshop, “Seeing Success: Business Foundations for Blind Entrepreneurs,” is perfect for you! 

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What to Expect 

Introductions. (10 minutes)

  • Ice breaker: What business would you like to start? 
  • Topic: Starting your own business and how to report earnings to the SSA 
  • Guest Desiree of Flaunt Your Ability 

Building Flaunt Your Ability (20 minutes).

  • The why story of Flaunt your ability. 
  • How Desiree is over coming challenges. 
  • Desiree’s experience with reporting to SSA. 

What to know about reporting income to the Social Security Administration. (20 minutes) 

  • What needs to be reported.
  • How to report earnings accurately and on time.
  • How does this effect your SSI and/or SSDI payments. 

Wrap up. (10 minutes)

  • Questions from the audience.
  • Penny Forward Updates.
  • Members share their feedback.
  • Next workshop’s topic. 

Join us for an insightful and empowering session designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to succeed as a blind entrepreneur. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from Desiree’s experience and connect with a community of like-minded individuals! 

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