there is a huge need for programs that prepare students and young adults for regionally specific employment
These types of programs prepare youth with disabilities not only to get jobs and internships, but also to live independently in their communities.
Submitted by Disability Coalition (tndisability) during our March 7th Twitter Chat
A volunteer position in a career field of interest can help you to qualify for a desired job. For example, if you are looking to work as a child care provider, you may seek a volunteer position within a children's community organization.
Submitted by The American Federation of the Blind (AFB1921 ) during our March 7th Twitter Chat #EPWChat
Our TA Center shares successful practices for designing & implementing work-based learning for youth with disabilities. We profile local & state programs who have strong models. www.ncwd-youth.info/
Submitted by NCWD/Youth (ncwdyouth_iel) during our March 7th Twitter Chat #EPWChat
OLIVIA RAYNOR (@oraynor) The CA Department of Developmental Services has a new paid internships program whereby youth with developmental disabilities. The funds are to pay the interns, partners include providers, schools, community colleges. This is an exciting and important opportunity in California to advance competitive integrated employment.Guidelines can be found here http://www.dds.ca.gov/WorkServices/docs/GuidelinesIncentiveProgram.pdf... more »