Employment is working at a job in a local business or industry, earning the prevailing wage for that job and working alongside peers without disabilities. Working builds a person′s sense of self-worth as well as their economic worth and provides opportunities for people to become valued contributing members of their communities.
The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) recently released Preparing Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities for Work: What School Leaders Need to
Information contained in this Brief came from the State Employment Leadership Network (SELN) hosting a working group of member states
NASDDDS is pleased to announce publication of the fourth in a five part series of white papers in collaboration with
This SELN brief explains what is important to know for 2015 about SSA work incentives.
This manual provides an overview customized employment along with specific recommendations for customizing quality employment outcomes in rural communities.
The brief goes into detail about the most powerful force in changing transition outcomes for young people with significant disabilities.
This report summarizes the employment and economic outcomes for young adults with intellectual disabilities between 2006 and 2013 in the
This Special Issue Data Brief updates the Brief from October 2012 and describes the employment status of individuals supported by state IDD
This is a resource created by self-advocates to help people learn more about employment. The publication addresses discovering what it
Read this brief to learn about effective strategies for interagency collaboration to foster integrated employment and community engagement.
This Special Issue Data Brief updates the Brief from May 2016 and describes the employment status of individuals supported by
This brief describes how states can maintain a focus on employment through tough economic times and not lose track of
This brief lays out the empoyment philosophy of the State Employment Leadership Network and how states can build on it
A brief that describes interviews held with individuals with disabilities regarding employment and how states can improve individual integrated employment
The Blue Print for Governors is a culmination of the 2012-2013 National Governor’s Association initiative “A Better Bottom Line: Employing