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December 19, 2013 | Story

Massachusetts has issued a plan for moving people with intellectual disabilities out of segregated, sub-minimum-wage “sheltered workshops.” Under Massachusetts’ plan, entitled “Blueprint for Success: Employing Individuals with Intellectual Disabil

December 19, 2013 | News

The Dec. 19, 2013 update features stories on the closing of Massachusetts sheltered workshops, various state Medicaid expansion efforts, the newly extended ACA compliance deadline, HHS grants to community health centers and mental health parity...

December 15, 2013 | Resource

Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, December 2013. This report highlights the Self-Employment, Technical Assistance, Resources and Training (START-UP) self-employment program and makes recommendations to ensure...

December 12, 2013 | Blog

National Council on Disability (NCD) commissioned a wide-ranging study in order to gain a better understanding of the intricacies of Medicaid managed care practices and the ways in which these practices can and should affect services for program...

November 21, 2013 | Blog

The Making Work Happen website from the Northeast ADA Center provides online tutorials to enhance the employment of people with disabilities through free, self-paced, on-demand learning experiences based on real-life issues and challenges around d

November 19, 2013 | News

On Friday, November 15, the LEAD Center signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA).

November 14, 2013 | Story

On Oct. 1, 2013, New York State’s Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) issued a draft plan to the U.S.

November 14, 2013 | Story

On Sept. 16, 2013, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed into law the “Healthy Michigan” Act (2013 Public Act No.

November 14, 2013 | Story

Despite the opening of the health insurance marketplaces on Oct. 1, 2013, individuals with incomes below 133 percent of the FPL will not be eligible for subsidized insurance premiums through the statewide insurance marketplaces.

November 14, 2013 | Story

The Senate Commission on Long-Term Care, established pursuant to the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, released its final report to Congress on Sept. 18, 2013.

November 14, 2013 | Story

The Kaiser Family Foundation issued a report on Oct.

November 5, 2013 | Blog

This issue brief, from the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy and written by the former NTAR Leadership Center, summarizes the "The Aging Workforce: The Role of Medical Professionals in Helping Older Workers and Workers w

November 1, 2013 | Resource

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, November 2013. This report brings to light expert observations and conclusions from a Nov. 2012 CFPB convention that may be of a benefit to economically-vulnerable populations and strategies to ensure better...

October 1, 2013 | News

October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) kicked off today with the 2013 “Because We Are All Equal to the Task” Campaign.

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December 19, 2013 | Story

Massachusetts has issued a plan for moving people with intellectual disabilities out of segregated, sub-minimum-wage “sheltered workshops.” Under Massachusetts’ plan, entitled “Blueprint for Success: Employing Individuals with Intellectual Disabil

December 19, 2013 | News

The Dec. 19, 2013 update features stories on the closing of Massachusetts sheltered workshops, various state Medicaid expansion efforts, the newly extended ACA compliance deadline, HHS grants to community health centers and mental health parity...

December 15, 2013 | Resource

Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, December 2013. This report highlights the Self-Employment, Technical Assistance, Resources and Training (START-UP) self-employment program and makes recommendations to ensure...

December 12, 2013 | Blog

National Council on Disability (NCD) commissioned a wide-ranging study in order to gain a better understanding of the intricacies of Medicaid managed care practices and the ways in which these practices can and should affect services for program...

November 21, 2013 | Blog

The Making Work Happen website from the Northeast ADA Center provides online tutorials to enhance the employment of people with disabilities through free, self-paced, on-demand learning experiences based on real-life issues and challenges around d

November 19, 2013 | News

On Friday, November 15, the LEAD Center signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA).

November 14, 2013 | Story

On Oct. 1, 2013, New York State’s Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) issued a draft plan to the U.S.

November 14, 2013 | Story

On Sept. 16, 2013, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed into law the “Healthy Michigan” Act (2013 Public Act No.

November 14, 2013 | Story

Despite the opening of the health insurance marketplaces on Oct. 1, 2013, individuals with incomes below 133 percent of the FPL will not be eligible for subsidized insurance premiums through the statewide insurance marketplaces.

November 14, 2013 | Story

The Senate Commission on Long-Term Care, established pursuant to the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, released its final report to Congress on Sept. 18, 2013.

November 14, 2013 | Story

The Kaiser Family Foundation issued a report on Oct.

November 5, 2013 | Blog

This issue brief, from the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy and written by the former NTAR Leadership Center, summarizes the "The Aging Workforce: The Role of Medical Professionals in Helping Older Workers and Workers w

November 1, 2013 | Resource

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, November 2013. This report brings to light expert observations and conclusions from a Nov. 2012 CFPB convention that may be of a benefit to economically-vulnerable populations and strategies to ensure better...

October 1, 2013 | News

October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) kicked off today with the 2013 “Because We Are All Equal to the Task” Campaign.

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December 31, 2013 | Resource

This December 2013 report, commissioned by Governor Jack Markell (D-Delaware), Chair of the National Governor’s Association, is intended to spur governors from across the country to improve efforts aimed at increasing the employment outcomes for p

December 31, 2013 | Blog

When the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final regulations for the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, its guidance listed several examples of flexible workplace policies that an employer could consider when choosing a reasonable

December 23, 2013 | Story

On October 1, 2013, Rebecca Salon joined the LEAD Center as Project Director.

December 23, 2013 | Story

More than three dozen federal agencies joined forces for one of the largest collaborations in federal government history to create a new, groundbreaking report on Women and Trauma.

December 23, 2013 | Story

In 2013, the LEAD Center provided a nine-part monthly webinar series on Promoting Employment, Promoting Economic Advancement and Promoting Leadership/Public Policy to nearly 2,700 individuals, workforce development professionals and policy makers.

December 23, 2013 | Story

To help increase employment rates for job seekers with disabilities, the LEAD Center in its first year initiated a strong collaboration with the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), the National Association of Workforce Development Profe

December 23, 2013 | Story

Lisa Mills, LEAD Center Subject Matter Expert, Lisa Jones, WIA Policy Manager from the Office of Employment and Training at the American Job Center in Springfield, Ill.

December 23, 2013 | Story

Michael Morris, co-chair of the LEAD Center Public Policy Team, and Bobby Silverstein, LEAD Center Subject Matter Expert, presented on October 30th at the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) conference on Equal Opportunity in

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December 31, 2013 | Resource

This December 2013 report, commissioned by Governor Jack Markell (D-Delaware), Chair of the National Governor’s Association, is intended to spur governors from across the country to improve efforts aimed at increasing the employment outcomes for p

December 31, 2013 | Blog

When the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final regulations for the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, its guidance listed several examples of flexible workplace policies that an employer could consider when choosing a reasonable

December 23, 2013 | Story

On October 1, 2013, Rebecca Salon joined the LEAD Center as Project Director.

December 23, 2013 | Story

More than three dozen federal agencies joined forces for one of the largest collaborations in federal government history to create a new, groundbreaking report on Women and Trauma.

December 23, 2013 | Story

In 2013, the LEAD Center provided a nine-part monthly webinar series on Promoting Employment, Promoting Economic Advancement and Promoting Leadership/Public Policy to nearly 2,700 individuals, workforce development professionals and policy makers.

December 23, 2013 | Story

To help increase employment rates for job seekers with disabilities, the LEAD Center in its first year initiated a strong collaboration with the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), the National Association of Workforce Development Profe

December 23, 2013 | Story

Lisa Mills, LEAD Center Subject Matter Expert, Lisa Jones, WIA Policy Manager from the Office of Employment and Training at the American Job Center in Springfield, Ill.

December 23, 2013 | Story

Michael Morris, co-chair of the LEAD Center Public Policy Team, and Bobby Silverstein, LEAD Center Subject Matter Expert, presented on October 30th at the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) conference on Equal Opportunity in

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December 31, 2013 | Resource

This December 2013 report, commissioned by Governor Jack Markell (D-Delaware), Chair of the National Governor’s Association, is intended to spur governors from across the country to improve efforts aimed at increasing the employment outcomes for p

December 31, 2013 | Blog

When the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final regulations for the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, its guidance listed several examples of flexible workplace policies that an employer could consider when choosing a reasonable

December 23, 2013 | Story

On October 1, 2013, Rebecca Salon joined the LEAD Center as Project Director.

December 23, 2013 | Story

More than three dozen federal agencies joined forces for one of the largest collaborations in federal government history to create a new, groundbreaking report on Women and Trauma.

December 23, 2013 | Story

In 2013, the LEAD Center provided a nine-part monthly webinar series on Promoting Employment, Promoting Economic Advancement and Promoting Leadership/Public Policy to nearly 2,700 individuals, workforce development professionals and policy makers.

December 23, 2013 | Story

To help increase employment rates for job seekers with disabilities, the LEAD Center in its first year initiated a strong collaboration with the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), the National Association of Workforce Development Profe

December 23, 2013 | Story

Lisa Mills, LEAD Center Subject Matter Expert, Lisa Jones, WIA Policy Manager from the Office of Employment and Training at the American Job Center in Springfield, Ill.

December 23, 2013 | Story

Michael Morris, co-chair of the LEAD Center Public Policy Team, and Bobby Silverstein, LEAD Center Subject Matter Expert, presented on October 30th at the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) conference on Equal Opportunity in