Things to Consider When Developing Equitable Employment Programs
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
A Way to Get There: Addressing Transportation in Rural Areas
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: Working with Youth with Significant Disabilities
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
Want to Engage Families Better? Just Listen.
“I know I should be thinking about the future, but frankly the prospect of her being employed scares me. She’s very vulnerable. You’ll have to be patient with me and
Devon’s Story of Employment – “I love my job!”
I love my job. I started working at Universal Cells (UCells), an Astellas Pharma company located in Seattle, Washington, in February 2018 as an Office Lab Assistant. There have been
People with disabilities want Careers… just like everyone else!
Tia with Dee Muller Katovitch, one of her professors at Syracuse University. Career development is very important to me because I believe that people with disabilities should have the same
Reflections on the work of the Youth Employment Solutions (YES) Center
Over the course of the past five years, the Youth Employment Services (YES!) Center has provided high-impact technical assistance with Partnerships in Employment (PIE) state
Supports that young adults with serious mental health conditions need to succeed in school, training, or work
Prior research tells us that young adults (ages 16–25) with serious mental health conditions (SMHC) struggle to persist in their education, training, and employment pursuits.
Employer Engagement Blog
Do You Want to Know? How have employers hired individuals with disabilities during COVID? What is a Disability:IN affiliate and how do they support these
Collaboration Leads to Successful Competitive Integrated Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities
Ruth Allison, M.B.A – Senior Faculty Specialist at the University of Maryland and a Technical Assistance provider for the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: