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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.

LEAD Center Policy Brief: Summary of Major Policies Included in Titles I and IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

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On July 22, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) (Public Law No. 113-128). The LEAD Center has created a summary of the major amendments to Titles...

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.

Successful Employment: How Local American Job Centers (AJCs) Can Help

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Many people with developmental disabilities believe that they aren’t eligible for American Job Center (AJC) services or that the services won’t accommodate their needs.

Pathways TO Employment and OUT of Poverty

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These presentation slides accompanied a LEAD Center session of the same title during the 2014 TASH Conference. The session provided an overview of the role of service providers, parents, supports...

The Art of the Possible: Aiming High in Employment First - Federal Policy Changes and Opportunities

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These presentation slides accompanied a LEAD Center session of the same title during the 2014 TASH Conference.

Policy Update – Employment, Health Care and Disability: November 26, 2014

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The November 2014 update features stories on a DOL temporary delay of a home care worker final rule, new APA toolkits for Medicaid mental health services, a new report on the most and least...