IDD Conference Archive Available: View the presentations from the State of the Science on Employment for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Career Planning: There's a Toolkit for That! The Career Planning Toolkit includes activities, assessments, and strategies to support students with significant disabilities in exploring and preparing for their future careers.
How to Set Your Child Up for Employment Success?
For vocational rehabilitation agencies offering both supported and customized employment approaches to pursuing employment for people with disabilities, there may be questions about which approach is best based on an individual’s circumstances. This new Supported and Customized Employment Side-by-Side Referral Decision Guide can help determine how to choose between these two approaches.
This map shows the policies and procedures for self-employment services for individuals with disabilities from each state VR.
The Center on Self-Employment researched and summarized self-employment policies for the 50 States plus the District of Columbia. In total, 73 State VR Agencies were included in this research: 29 Combined VR Agencies, 22 General VR Agencies, and 22 Blind VR Agencies.
This paper represents the background and impetus behind the policy review, summarizes the findings, and offers initial considerations and recommendations for state VR policymakers.