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April 1, 2020 | Story

There are 10 disability-related reporting elements required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). How comprehensive is your reporting?

April 1, 2020 | Story

National Financial Capability Month, also known as National Financial Literacy Month, held during the month of April each year, is a time for public- and private-sector organizations to work together to improve the knowledge and skills of all Amer

March 20, 2020 | Story

The LEAD Center’s Financial Capability Training series is part of a strategic effort by VA DARS to equip current staff, including Work Incentives Specialist Advocates (WISA's) and other DARS staff and vendors, with the education and resources nece

March 17, 2020 | Story

The LEAD Center created two new versions of Guided Group Discovery materials–one for veterans and the other for youth. Both include a Facilitator Guide; the youth version has an added supplemental slide deck.

March 12, 2020 | Resource

This powerpoint presentation gives a national perspective on Maryland Works and the employment of people with disabilities. 

March 11, 2020 | Resource

This brief discusses how provisions of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (Public Law 113-295)1 can be combined with federal benefit services and other federal programs and initiatives to further competitive integrated employment fo

July 23, 2019 | Resource

This document was initially distributed through the Administration for Community Living (ACL) listserve. LEAD Center worked with the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and ACL on this document.

May 22, 2019 | Resource

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and the LEAD Center are pleased to release this Guided Group Discovery Facilitator Guide - Veterans Edition.

May 20, 2019 | Resource

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and the LEAD Center are pleased to release this Guided Group Discovery Youth Version Facilitator Guide and supplemental slide deck.

May 14, 2019 | Resource

This brief highlights the work of the five-year partnership between the LEAD Center and LADDER (Louisville Alliance for Development through Diversity Empowerment and Resources).

March 29, 2019 | Resource

LEAD Center recently released the new brief, "Implementing Customized Employment, Guided Group Discovery and Self-Guided Discovery in a Variety of Settings and with a Variety of Partners."

March 29, 2019 | Resource

This brief details the LEAD Center’s work with the state of Virginia, the strategic direction they chose, their approaches and strategies to building infrastructure to support Equal Opportunity  and what they learned along the way.

March 19, 2019 | Resource

This LEADing to Employment Brief highlights Section 188 of WIOA (29 CFR Part 38) and emphasizes how to use Section 188 as a framework for improving access, equal opportunity and employment outcomes.

February 28, 2019 | Resource

This new brief, written by Lisa A Mills, Ph.D., LEAD Center Subject Matter Expert, discusses advancing competitive integrated employment for people with disabilities and provides tips and lessons learned for state government leaders interested in...

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April 1, 2020 | Story

There are 10 disability-related reporting elements required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). How comprehensive is your reporting?

April 1, 2020 | Story

National Financial Capability Month, also known as National Financial Literacy Month, held during the month of April each year, is a time for public- and private-sector organizations to work together to improve the knowledge and skills of all Amer

March 20, 2020 | Story

The LEAD Center’s Financial Capability Training series is part of a strategic effort by VA DARS to equip current staff, including Work Incentives Specialist Advocates (WISA's) and other DARS staff and vendors, with the education and resources nece

March 17, 2020 | Story

The LEAD Center created two new versions of Guided Group Discovery materials–one for veterans and the other for youth. Both include a Facilitator Guide; the youth version has an added supplemental slide deck.

March 12, 2020 | Resource

This powerpoint presentation gives a national perspective on Maryland Works and the employment of people with disabilities. 

March 11, 2020 | Resource

This brief discusses how provisions of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (Public Law 113-295)1 can be combined with federal benefit services and other federal programs and initiatives to further competitive integrated employment fo

July 23, 2019 | Resource

This document was initially distributed through the Administration for Community Living (ACL) listserve. LEAD Center worked with the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and ACL on this document.

May 22, 2019 | Resource

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and the LEAD Center are pleased to release this Guided Group Discovery Facilitator Guide - Veterans Edition.

May 20, 2019 | Resource

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and the LEAD Center are pleased to release this Guided Group Discovery Youth Version Facilitator Guide and supplemental slide deck.

May 14, 2019 | Resource

This brief highlights the work of the five-year partnership between the LEAD Center and LADDER (Louisville Alliance for Development through Diversity Empowerment and Resources).

March 29, 2019 | Resource

LEAD Center recently released the new brief, "Implementing Customized Employment, Guided Group Discovery and Self-Guided Discovery in a Variety of Settings and with a Variety of Partners."

March 29, 2019 | Resource

This brief details the LEAD Center’s work with the state of Virginia, the strategic direction they chose, their approaches and strategies to building infrastructure to support Equal Opportunity  and what they learned along the way.

March 19, 2019 | Resource

This LEADing to Employment Brief highlights Section 188 of WIOA (29 CFR Part 38) and emphasizes how to use Section 188 as a framework for improving access, equal opportunity and employment outcomes.

February 28, 2019 | Resource

This new brief, written by Lisa A Mills, Ph.D., LEAD Center Subject Matter Expert, discusses advancing competitive integrated employment for people with disabilities and provides tips and lessons learned for state government leaders interested in...

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September 9, 2020 | Resource

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act requires states to report a number of key elements related to disability. This brief highlights key findings on disability-related reporting data from the Participant Individual Record Layout (PIRL).

July 21, 2020 | Blog

This blog highlights some of the progress made since the ADA’s signing to support the employment and economic advancement of people with disabilities, and how the LEAD Center is working to promote equal opportunity and access.

June 29, 2020 | Story

Upcoming webinars: Medicaid Buy-In Webinar – July WIOA Reporting Webinar I – September WIOA Reporting Webinar II – September

June 29, 2020 | Story

During COVID-19, many American Job Centers and core workforce system partners have shifted to virtual services. COVID-19 has highlighted new accommodation needs for people with disabilities and the workforce staff who support them.

June 29, 2020 | Story

The COVID-19 public health crisis presents a time of significant health and economic uncertainty for many individuals with disabilities, as well as their families and communities.

June 29, 2020 | Story

In recognition of America Saves Week, as well as the upcoming 30th anniversary of the ADA, the U.S.

June 29, 2020 | Story

WIOA Disability-Related Reporting: DRIVE is the only website where you can retrieve WIOA Reporting data related to people with disabilities in your state, count

June 29, 2020 | Story

Apprenticeship programs are a proven solution for employers seeking to recruit and hire qualified workers. They’re also a promising career pathway for individuals from many diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities.

June 29, 2020 | Story

Thirty years ago, President George H. W.

June 28, 2020 | Story

A number of strategies help workforce professionals better serve people who experience barriers to employment, including disability.

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September 9, 2020 | Resource

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act requires states to report a number of key elements related to disability. This brief highlights key findings on disability-related reporting data from the Participant Individual Record Layout (PIRL).

July 21, 2020 | Blog

This blog highlights some of the progress made since the ADA’s signing to support the employment and economic advancement of people with disabilities, and how the LEAD Center is working to promote equal opportunity and access.

June 29, 2020 | Story

Upcoming webinars: Medicaid Buy-In Webinar – July WIOA Reporting Webinar I – September WIOA Reporting Webinar II – September

June 29, 2020 | Story

During COVID-19, many American Job Centers and core workforce system partners have shifted to virtual services. COVID-19 has highlighted new accommodation needs for people with disabilities and the workforce staff who support them.

June 29, 2020 | Story

The COVID-19 public health crisis presents a time of significant health and economic uncertainty for many individuals with disabilities, as well as their families and communities.

June 29, 2020 | Story

In recognition of America Saves Week, as well as the upcoming 30th anniversary of the ADA, the U.S.

June 29, 2020 | Story

WIOA Disability-Related Reporting: DRIVE is the only website where you can retrieve WIOA Reporting data related to people with disabilities in your state, count

June 29, 2020 | Story

Apprenticeship programs are a proven solution for employers seeking to recruit and hire qualified workers. They’re also a promising career pathway for individuals from many diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities.

June 29, 2020 | Story

Thirty years ago, President George H. W.

June 28, 2020 | Story

A number of strategies help workforce professionals better serve people who experience barriers to employment, including disability.

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September 9, 2020 | Resource

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act requires states to report a number of key elements related to disability. This brief highlights key findings on disability-related reporting data from the Participant Individual Record Layout (PIRL).

July 21, 2020 | Blog

This blog highlights some of the progress made since the ADA’s signing to support the employment and economic advancement of people with disabilities, and how the LEAD Center is working to promote equal opportunity and access.

June 29, 2020 | Story

Upcoming webinars: Medicaid Buy-In Webinar – July WIOA Reporting Webinar I – September WIOA Reporting Webinar II – September

June 29, 2020 | Story

During COVID-19, many American Job Centers and core workforce system partners have shifted to virtual services. COVID-19 has highlighted new accommodation needs for people with disabilities and the workforce staff who support them.

June 29, 2020 | Story

The COVID-19 public health crisis presents a time of significant health and economic uncertainty for many individuals with disabilities, as well as their families and communities.

June 29, 2020 | Story

In recognition of America Saves Week, as well as the upcoming 30th anniversary of the ADA, the U.S.

June 29, 2020 | Story

WIOA Disability-Related Reporting: DRIVE is the only website where you can retrieve WIOA Reporting data related to people with disabilities in your state, count

June 29, 2020 | Story

Apprenticeship programs are a proven solution for employers seeking to recruit and hire qualified workers. They’re also a promising career pathway for individuals from many diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities.

June 29, 2020 | Story

Thirty years ago, President George H. W.

June 28, 2020 | Story

A number of strategies help workforce professionals better serve people who experience barriers to employment, including disability.