Elisa Cohen

Elisa Cohen
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Disability Advocacy Specialist

Legal Services

Elisa Cohen joined NDRN in February 2024, as a Disability Advocacy Specialist on the Employment Team. Elisa is responsible for training and implementation of the Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security program (PABSS), a program designed to assist social security beneficiaries achieve maximum economic self-sufficiency. She has extensive experience with Social Security Disability Programs and work incentives, the Client Assistance Program (CAP), and other return-to-work issues.

Prior to joining NDRN, she worked at Disability Rights New Jersey for two years as a Senior Staff Advocate and the Project Coordinator for the Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS) Project at DRNJ.

Elisa is passionate about educating individuals about programs and supports in their pursuit of competitive integrated employment.