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Best Practices in Employee Retention and Return-to-Work: An In-Depth Look Inside an Exemplary American Corporation

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ODEP and the LEAD Center studied best practices at a large, successful U.S. corporation to learn about and document effective retention and return-to-work policies and practices.

FAQs: Using Customized Employment’s Discovery and Group Discovery Models to Promote Job Seeker Success in American Job Centers

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If you haven’t heard of Customized Employment or you think it has little relevance to helping today’s job seekers in the nation’s American Job Centers (AJC), think again.

Supporting Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Their Communities

Partnerships in Employment | Jean Winsor, Jennifer Sulewski, Karen Flippo, and John Buttersworth

This report highlights the latest strategies and best practices to better support adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) living and working in their community. 

Policy Update – Employment, Health Care and Disability: April 30, 2015

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The April 2015 update features stories on a new CMS rule related to publicly-funded health plans, a new Mathermatica Money Follows the Person program report, the State of Minnesota’s efforts to...

Summary Description from a Disability Perspective - Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Workforce Development Activities) Notices of Proposed Rulemaking

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This policy brief outlines, from the disability perspective, key provisions of two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) pertaining to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), i.e.,...

Summary Description of Title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (State Vocational Rehabilitation Program) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

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The purpose of this policy brief is to provide a summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding Title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).