Resource Center

Interested in learning more about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities? You’ve come to the right place. The LEAD Center Resource Center gathers, shares and links to relevant reports, publications, websites and more from a variety of sources to create a library of key information. RSS Subscribe to receive automatic updates of new additions so you don’t miss a thing. While the LEAD Center aims to provide all materials on its website in accessible formats, the LEAD Center cannot guarantee the accessibility of outside websites and resources.

Integrating Financial Capability and Asset Building Strategies into the Public Workforce Development System

LEAD Center | Michael Morris and Nanette Goodman

The development of financial capability strategies are critical for sustaining financial security. This paper describes some of the replicable models that AJCs have established to provide financial...

Work Early, Work Often Video Series

Youth Transitions Collaborative

The video series highlights the importance of work and work-based experiences in the transition to adulthood and was created by the Youth Transitions...

The Impact of Employment on the Health Status and Health Care Costs of Working-age People with Disabilities

LEAD Center | Nanette Goodman

This policy brief examines the correlation between employment, health status and health care costs of people with disabilities. Employment can improve health by increasing social capital, enhancing...

Policy Update – Employment, Health Care and Disability: October 29, 2015

LEAD Center

The LEAD Center’s Policy Update – Employment, Health Care and Disability is a monthly update focusing on the intersection of disability, employment and health care policy.

Report on the Employment of Individuals with Disabilities in the Federal Executive Branch: Fiscal Year 2014

U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) | Office of Diversity and Inclusion

On July 26, 2010, President Obama issued Executive Order (E.O.) 13548 on Increasing Federal Employment of Individuals with Disabilities, to mark the historic 20th anniversary of the signing of the...

Career Pathways Initiatives

Americans Institutes for Research | Calrisse Haxton

This brief describes major national and regional career pathways initiatives and provides lessons learned for states considering the development and implementation of statewide career pathways...