ODEP and LEAD Center Issue Employment First Technical Briefs

Posted by Alexandra Kielty - On January 04, 2016 (EST)

In December 2015, the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the LEAD Center issued three Employment First Technical Briefs for individuals and organizations working to implement Employment First in their state, region or agency. The Briefs include the followings:

Technical Brief #1: Connecting the Dots: Using Federal Policy to Promote Employment First Systems-Change Efforts, provides a robust summary and overview of public policy, regulations, rules and informational bulletins that support employment outcomes and employment first for youth and adults with disabilities.

Technical Brief #2: Federal Legal Framework that Supports Competitive, Integrated Employment Outcomes of Youth and Adults with Significant Disabilities, “highlights various legal actions by Federal enforcement agencies that have significant implications for how states prioritize and deliver services for individuals with disabilities.

Technical Brief #3: Criteria for Performance Excellence in Employment First State Systems Change & Provider Transformation, provides guidance to states that are involved in systems change efforts aimed at improving competitive, integrated employment outcomes of youth and adults with disabilities.

To access more information on these briefs, please click on View Page Now or go to: http://www.leadcenter.org/resource-center/publication/employment-first-technical-briefs

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