Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success – This Workbook is filled with activities for youth, with and without disabilities, designed to get them thinking about, practicing and discussing skills important for career and personal success.
The 411 On Disability Disclosure: A Workbook For Families, Educators, Youth Service Professionals, And Adult Allies Who Care About Youth With Disabilities -- This workbook helps adults make informed decisions when teaching youth about their rights and responsibilities in disclosing a disability, and supporting youth in the process of disclosure.
The 411 On Disability Disclosure: A Workbook For Youth With Disabilities -- This workbook is designed for youth and adults working with them to learn about disability disclosure and help them make informed decisions about whether or not to disclose their disability and understand by considering how that decision may impact their education, employment, and social lives.
Guideposts for Success-- NCWD/Youth has identified Guideposts for Success based on what research tells us that all youth need to transition to adulthood successfully.
What should I look for? The Guideposts include School Preparation, Career Preparation, Youth Development and Leadership, Connecting Activities and Family Involvement. The Guideposts include suggested activities and guidance in all of these areas.
NCWD/Youth is a partnership to promote success for youth with disabilities entering the world of work. The NCWD/Youth website houses numerous youth-focused resources, developed in collaboration with ODEP, including the Guideposts for Success and extensive information related to Career Development, Professional Development, and Youth Development and Leadership.
Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) – provides information and resources on career and technical education. This site offers professional development opportunities, webinar trainings, facts sheets, and guidance to address policy and advocacy issues.
What should I look for? State profiles offer a quick view of state CTE policies, key contacts and websites, outcomes, funding, delivery and participation, and local program examples.
Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) - offers a central hub of online resources and opportunities for collaboration to employers and IT companies interested in adopting accessible technology as part of everyday business practices.
Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) - Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy funded national training and technical assistance center helps employers tap the benefits of disability diversity by creating inclusive workplace cultures.
Job Accommodation Network (JAN) – the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. JAN’s trusted consultants offer one-on-one guidance on workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation and self-employment and entrepreneurship options for people with disabilities. Assistance is available both over the phone and online.