October 31, 2018
The Massachusetts Partnership for Transition to Employment (MPTE)is a systems-change project of the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services. The project is designed to improve employment outcomes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities transitioning from school to adult life.
August 27, 2018
The NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Timeline for Graduates Aging Out of the School System. This annual timeline has become an invaluable resource for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and the school-based professionals assisting them in planning for the transition from school to adulthood.
July 12, 2018
According to a recent news article, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed Executive Order 2018-328 to add Kentucky to the growing list of states with Employment First policies for people with disabilities.
April 12, 2018
The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), which includes the Division of Developmental Disabilities announced the establishment of AZ ABLE (Achieve a Better Life Experience), the platform for the Arizona ABLE program, a way by which individuals with disabilities can set aside money for qualified disability-related expenses through savings accounts.
February 26, 2018
According to a recent news release, the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) announced that the employment rate of persons supported in competitive, integrated employment has increased to 17.6 percent.