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In the Know: HCBS Advocacy

By LEAD Center on July 2, 2015

In January 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued final regulations on acceptable and unacceptable home and community based services (HCBS) settings.

In the Know: 2015 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard

By LEAD Center on June 18, 2015

In the Know is a bi-monthly feature on the LEAD Center blog that highlights important resources and information about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities. To find even more useful resources, visit the LEAD...

In the Know: America's Heroes at Work

By LEAD Center on June 5, 2015

The America's Heroes at Work project is designed for employers and the workforce development system to help address the employment challenges of our nation's service members and veterans living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and/or...

Transition to Employment for Young Adults with Disabilities: What We (as Parents and Community Supporters) Can Do to Ensure Success

By Mary Hartley on May 28, 2015

What can we do? As parents, we’ve learned there are no guarantees and no magic solutions that work for everyone.

In the Know: Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Psychiatric Disorders and Other Disabilities

By LEAD Center on May 21, 2015

May is Mental Health Month, an annual oberservance to raise awareness and help erase the stigma associated with mental health and individuals living with mental illness. 

In the Know: START-UP USA

By LEAD Center on May 7, 2015

In the Know is a bi-monthly feature on the LEAD Center blog that highlights important resources and information about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities.

Missed Opportunities for Financial Wellness Support

By Rebecca Salon on April 30, 2015

As someone who has spent over 35 years working and partnering with people with disabilities who are pursuing equal opportunities so that they can live the lives they choose, I can say confidently that the disability field is doing a disservice to...

In the Know: Access to Assets

By LEAD Center on April 23, 2015

In the Know is a bi-monthly feature on the LEAD Center blog that highlights important resources and information about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities.

Creating Economic Possibilities for All Louisvillians

By Tina Lentz on April 16, 2015

To kick off April’s National Financial Literacy Month, Louisville Metro Community Services and Bank On Louisville presented our second annual Financial Fitness Day on March 31, open to the entire community. All in attendance were invited to meet one...

In the Know: CFED

By LEAD Center on April 9, 2015

In the Know is a bi-monthly feature on the LEAD Center blog that highlights important resources and information about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities.