The June 2017 issue of the LEAD On! newsletter features stories on the connection between the ABLE Act and employment, the release of Guided Group Discovery materials, recent LEAD Center webinars and conference appearances, and more.
The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and the LEAD Center are pleased to release resources for Guided Group Discovery which lays the foundation for competitive integrated employment as a Universal Design.
The May 2017 Employment, Health Care and Disability Policy Update features information about Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) extending the full implementation deadline for the Medicaid HCBS Settings Rule, various HCBS transition plan updates, disability highlights of the fiscal...
Read the LEAD Center's latest brief: “The ABLE Act and Employment: Strategies for Maximizing the Effectiveness of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act as a Tool for Financial Stability and Employment Outcomes of People with Disabilities.”
As a way of commemorating Mental Health Awareness Month, the LEAD Center asked Dr. Debra Kissen to outline strategies people with psychiatric and other disabilities can use to maintain or improve their mental health while looking for work.