Your Next Star Campaign (Massachusetts Down syndrome Congress)

Your Next Star Campaign for employers (Massachusetts Down syndrome Congress) [link] Wonderful website featuring strategies for hiring people with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities, success stories of employment, resources, frequently asked questions, and a blog about topical concerns and interesting employment news. “Your Next Star” webpage for people with disabilities.

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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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Exploring Self-Employment Opportunities for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Exploring Self-Employment Opportunities for Persons with Developmental Disabilities [link] The video describes the value of being self-employed for people with developmental disabilities and their caregivers. It highlights 3 successful businesses and how they got started.

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Day Training and Supported Employment Programs: Information for Parents of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Day Training and Supported Employment Programs: Information for Parents of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities [link] Provides information to families of youth with disabilities on various program options.

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Kentucky Employment Files Video Series

Kentucky Employment Files Video Series [link] The Kentucky Employment files are developed and produced through a partnership with the Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Human Development Institute, University of Kentucky.

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Kentucky APSE (Part of APSE) and the Bluegrass Coalition for Workforce Diversity

Kentucky APSE (Part of APSE) [link] and the Bluegrass Coalition for Workforce Diversity Organization that helps people with disabilities get jobs and be independent. Phone: 859-221-6689 (Annette Jett) Email: bgworkforcediversity@gmail.com

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