State as a Model Employer
Increases placement of people with disabilities in State Government by providing internships, work experiences, and assistive technology training and assessment.
Training for providers to better serve individuals with developmental disabilities who wish to become self-employed.
Work at Home
Increases opportunities for people with disabilities to work at home by providing information and assistance to VocRehab counselors, consumers, and employers.
Increases the quality of supported employment services for individuals with mental illness through incentives, enhanced Ticket to Work provisions and technical assistance.
Reuse of Assistive Technology
A statewide system for the retrieval, refurbishment and reuse of assistive technology in the Medicaid and public school arenas to make assistive technology more affordable and available to individuals with disabilities. Supports the oversight of the GetATStuff website.
Media and event sponsorships to increase employers’ appreciation of the abilities of people with disabilities.
Education and support for employers so they are better able to retain workers who face barriers stemming from disability and poverty; and a pilot study to measure the effectiveness of providing on-site resource coordination.