KentuckyWorks Module—Benefits 101: A Guided Study of Your Own Situation

Benefits 101: A Guided Study of Your Own Situation [Take course for credit.] This one hour training is an overview of how earned income may affect eligibility for an entitlement to social security disability benefits and supplemental security income. Course Objectives Clarify the facts about the impact of work upon disability benefits and supplemental security…

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KentuckyWorks Module—Transition 102: Important Predictors for Post-School Success

Transition 102: Important Predictors for Post-School Success: Take course for credit. This module describes the strongest, evidence-based correlates of post-school competitive employment for youth with intellectual  and developmental disabilities.  The second part of the module discusses four additional variables related to successful  transitions for students with significant disabilities, and highlights the resources available to educators…

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KentuckyWorks Module—Transition 101: What We All Need to Know About Transition for Students with Significant Disabilities

Transition 101: What We All Need to Know About Transition for Students with Significant Disabilities Take course for credit. Transition 101 is an overview of the current status of employment outcomes for youths with intellectual and developmental disabilities in KY, the key steps in the transition process itself, the legal requirements and the roles of…

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Leading Practices on Disability Inclusion

Leading Practices on Disability Inclusion [link] Author(s): Business Leadership Network and US Chamber of Commerce Business leaders were asked to share their successful disability inclusion strategies. This publication highlights these strategies, which businesses of all sizes can use to create a more inclusive workplace, marketplace, and supply chain. Real-life examples, such as these, are important…

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Disability Etiquette: Engaging People with Disabilities

Disability Etiquette: Engaging People with Disabilities [link] Author(s): Tennessee Disability Coalition “This guide provides helpful information on disability etiquette. Topics covered include meeting a person with a disability, interacting with a wheelchair user, meeting someone with a cognitive impairment, engaging someone who is blind or has a disability that affects vision, meeting a person with…

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At Your Service

At Your Service [link] “The Mid-Atlantic ADA Center has partnered with Storyline Motion Pictures (filmmakers of the critically acclaimed PBS documentary Lives Worth Living, and curators of the Disability Rights Museum on Wheels), to produce this dynamic new twenty minute customer service film “at your service”. It addresses best practices and features national disability leaders offering…

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Support through Mentorship: Accessible Supervision of Employees with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Support through Mentorship: Accessible Supervision of Employees with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities [link] An article with tips about how to set up mentors to help make sure people with disabilities are successful on the job.

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