Moving Forward after COVID-19: Implications for Ongoing Use of Remote and Virtual Supports in Promoting and Supporting Integrated Employment
Creating Opportunities for Competitive Integrated Employment
Presentation at the Autism Society of America’s National Affiliate Conference 2021
Supporting Parents of Transition Age Youths with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Findings from a Facebook Group Using Tools from Charting the LifeCourse
Summary of Statedata: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes Through 2018
Key Findings and Lessons Learned from Research on Integrated Employment for individuals with IDD
Our Stories - Young Adults, Work, and Personal Experience During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This archived webinar from May, 2020 features the stories of self-advocates employed to conduct research on transition practices.
Community Life Engagement Toolkit
Meeting the Holistic Vision of Employment and Community Life Engagement: State Administrator Perspectives on Achievements and Gaps
As states focus on expanding integrated employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and phase out sheltered work, they are finding a need to concurrently examine day services and supports that promote Community Life Engagement (CLE, see yellow box to the right for a detailed definition). These supports can be a wrap-around to ensure individuals’ engagement in the community is maintained and they continue to receive sufficient levels of support, despite fluctuations in job status and hours.
Arc of Westchester: Annual Employer Appreciation Breakfast
The Arc of Westchester was established in in New York State in 1949 as a day school for children with developmental disabilities. It has since grown to over 800 hundred employees serving over 2000 individuals throughout Westchester county supporting children, teens, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The organization’s vision is a world where the population that they serve enjoy fulfilled lives and an inspired future while the mission focuses on strengthening families and encouraging personal choices, abilities and interests.