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
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 promoting gainful employment as a public policy goal
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.
This brief details the LEAD Center’s work with Missouri, the strategic direction they chose, Missouri’s statewide approach to building infrastructure to support Equal Opportunity, and what they learned along the way.
The LEAD Center, Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) and Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Centers (WINTAC) joined forces in the new Joint System Innovation Brief on WIOA Section 188 & AJC Certification.
Employment is often considered the first step towards a better financial future. However, financial empowerment skills can be an important component of seeking and obtaining employment for job seekers with and without disabilities.
Employment is central to all of our lives and is critical to financial stability and independence. The same is true for people with disabilities who seek competitive integrated employment (CIE). This paper provides stakeholders some suggestions for engagement.