Kentucky Disability Resource Guide

Kentucky Disability Resource Guide [link] The focus of this directory is to provide a searchable database of available resources, and to provide contact information to apply for resources and/or locate additional information. In many cases, we took definitions and eligibility for services directly from the agency websites that offer these programs.

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KY Cabinet for Workforce Development

KY Cabinet for Workforce Development [link] Connecting Kentucky to employment, workforce information, education and training. The Kentucky Career Center stands ready to assist Kentuckians with disabilities in achieving suitable employment and independence. Kentucky Career Center offers a comprehensive range of services for people with disabilities. For more info, see Vocational Services.

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National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center

National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center [link] “Guidance for student-centered transition planning, education, and services. Resources include online modules, toolkits, checklists, practice descriptions, lesson plans, work-based learning experience guidance, and resources for students.” Email: ntactmail@uncc.edu Call: 704-687-8606

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Effective Training for Employment Consultants: Job Development and Support Strategies

Effective Training for Employment Consultants: Job Development and Support Strategies [link] This Institute Brief by the Institute for Community Inclusion “summarizes the key elements of a training and support approach designed to improve job development practices. Employment Consultants who participated supported more individuals to enter employment, and supported people to achieve higher-quality jobs with more…

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What Are Natural Supports and How Can They Be Utilized in my Client’s Work Environment?

What Are Natural Supports and How Can They Be Utilized in my Client’s Work Environment? [link] This online toolkit for job placement and employment professionals talks about helping people with disabilities keep a job.

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Thought Sauce! Hot Ideas for Cool Employment

Thought Sauce! Hot Ideas for Cool Employment [link] “Griffin-Hammis Associates and it’s not-for-profit arm, The Center for Social Capital, compiled a number of our most requested informational articles on Customized Employment into a downloadable manual for use as handouts in training sessions, for publication in newsletters (please ask first), and to strengthen staff in-service programs.”

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