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Transportation for Employment

This two-page flyer provides information about how to travel. This information can make people more independent and help them plan for getting to work. It has resources specific to Florida, and also more general resources that help people wherever they live.

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Fast Facts 4: Working in the Community

This is a one-page flyer. It describes what it means when people say, “working in the community.” Self-advocates from Florida say why working in the community gives them a feeling of belonging. When you have a job you find out how good you really are and are proud of what you can do. You become…

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Explore Work Curriculum

This curriculum was created to help self-advocates in Florida get more information about employment. The curriculum will also help people become more aware of what it is like to work in the community. Explore Work can help people understand: how having a job can make your life better, how to think about the kind of…

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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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