and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through systems change.
Partnerships in Employment (PIE) States
The YES! Center works closely with PIE states to develop customized plans for each state to ensure improved employment outcomes, working toward the goal to improve competitive, integrated employment outcomes for transition-aged youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
Current PIE States
Previous PIE States
The 2021 TASH Conference is heading to New Orleans! Our 2021 theme, "Celebrating Community and Connections", reminds us of the value of gathering as a diverse community to advance equity, opportunity and inclusion for all. #2021TASHconf will be the Big Tent in the Big Easy! https://t.co/FQ8an7c28i
This webinar is happening tomorrow hosted by @TransCenInc! https://t.co/sE8MGWclv9
I presented at @TASHtweet's #2020TASHconf this week. My presentation overviewed the importance of businesses including #disabilities when providing workplace Diversity Awareness training. Research-based implementation strategies were discussed for practical application. https://t.co/40pWONbtQ2
The unemployment rate for individuals with disabilities continues to remain around 80%. As many organizations, advocates and employment specialists work to change this percentage, another big advocate needed to change
Below are three questions I ask myself when developing or working on any employment program for youth with disabilities: Who are we missing at the table? Am I developing this
Transportation touches on every aspect of our lives – from attending school, career training, attending community activities and religious services, shopping and banking, obtaining medical care, and engaging in employment.
Utah School to Work Project has developed eight (8) project demonstration sites, where multi-agency partners work together as a team to coordinate employment services for transition age youth with significant
This is the first in a series of podcasts in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). TASH’s interim Executive Director, Serena Lowe talks with Alison Barkoff, the Director
What We Do
The YES! Center is committed to supporting states to improve competitive, integrated employment outcomes for transition age youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Our national training and technical assistance center focuses on:
The YES! Center partners with national experts in systems change strategies to:
To improve competitive, integrated employment outcomes for transition-aged youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Success stories are an important way of demonstrating what’s possible. They speak to people in ways that are much more immediate than research, reports or statistics. Success stories is a series of ever-growing posts on the YES! Center blog.