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Employment First

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An employment application was approved. There is glasses next to the papersA critical priority for the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), is to invest in systems change efforts that result in increased community-based, integrated employment opportunities for individuals with significant disabilities. This priority reflects growing support for a national movement called Employment First, a framework for systems change that is centered on the premise that all citizens, including individuals with significant disabilities, are capable of full participation in integrated employment and community life.

Information  Topics:

  • Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)
  • Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)
  • State Resources for Disability Employment and Workforce Supports

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