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Employment

Employment Supports

UCP believes that all persons, regardless of disability, have the right to work in the community for a competitive wage with the same dignity and respect as other people. In some situations, accommodations and/or assistive technology will be utilized to enhance success on the job. These are called employment supports. Often times, trained staff provide support for both the employee and the employer, by constantly adapting services to meet the needs of the people being served.
Documents:
Partners 2000 Annual Meeting
What is Supported Employment?
Job Development for People with Disabilities: Overview
Social Security Administration Launches New Program to Help People with Disabilities Go to Work
Transfering Assistive Technology from School To Work
Leveling the Playing Field: Technology as an Equalizer in Education, Transition to Careers, and Daily Life
Welfare to Work Web Site
CARF Standards to Bring Quality and Recognition for One-Stop Career Centers
Groups Clearing Job Hurdles for Disabled, Boston Globe 3/21/02

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