"The Smithsonian Institution has been among the first to develop programming with the intent to make its museums more accessible and enjoyable for those with developmental disabilities." ... See MoreSee Less
Webinar: Topic: Benefits Counseling as a Tool to Improve Employment Outcomes for Youth Who Receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
January 17, 2018 | 2pm ET
"Young people with disabilities, especially those who receive SSI, need policies, programs, and interventions that can help them make a smooth transition into adult life, particularly into employment. However, many youth receiving SSI benefits fall behind their peers when it comes to achieving economic success and independence as adults, which raises questions about the effectiveness of existing supports. This issue is of particular policy interest given the major growth in the number of youth receiving SSI benefits over the past decade. Part 1 of this five-part webinar series will explore how benefits counseling, when paired with other interventions, can improve employment outcomes for young people with disabilities."
"At a moment of reckoning in the United States about sexual harassment and sexual assault, a yearlong NPR investigation finds that there is little recognition of a group of Americans that is one of the most at risk: people with intellectual disabilities." ... See MoreSee Less
We are grateful to DAV Charitable Service Trust for their recently awarded grant to provide workforce development services and post-employment support to ill and injured veterans through our Vets Ready2Work program. On behalf of the veterans helped by this program, thank you. ... See MoreSee Less