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Massachusetts: University Of Massachusetts Medical School Partners with State to Increase Employment of People With Disabilities

August 26, 2015

The University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine Disability, Health and Employment Policy unit hosts a program that assists people with disabilities seeking employment. In July, the UMass Medical School announced a new partnership between the Work Without Limits program and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development in order to improve job placement outcomes for people with disabilities. One area of training in the program focuses on helping customers with disabilities understand the potential impact of working and earning wages on eligibility for public benefits, which may be tied to medically necessary supports related to a person’s individual disability.

Read more about the Massachusetts employment program.