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APSE Employment First Statement

APSE, Green Mountain Self-Advocates, Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered, and Think Work got together and wrote about what Employment First means and why Employment First is important. “Employment First means that finding work in the community is considered the first option for people with intellectual disabilities who receive state agency services,” says Think Work. This statement is…

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Chit Chat Thursday With Taylor: Project Search

Chit Chat Thursdays with Taylor uses video to highlight self-advocacy efforts in Mississippi and around the nation. In this video Taylor talks about Project Search, a program that provides individuals with disabilities interested opportunities and teaches important skills such as job interviewing, the importance of timeliness, and appropriate dress codes.

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Chit Chat Thursday With Taylor: Interview With William Farrior

Chit Chat Thursdays with Taylor uses video to highlight self-advocacy efforts in Mississippi and around the nation. In this video Taylor interviews William Farrior from the South Carolina Developmental Disabilities Council. Together they talk about postsecondary education and opportunities for people with cognitive and intellectual disabilities. Three-Part Series: Click here for part one Click here…

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