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An Adapted Version of Protecting the Safety and Health of Workers written in Plain Language

COVID-19 Plain Language Resources for Workers Green Mountain Self-Advocates adapted Protecting the Safety and Health of Workers. Each page includes a box with key points in plain language. Green Mountain Self-Advocates is committed to the full inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Getting people back to work is a priority. That is why we created…

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Real Work For Real Pay: A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Employment Policy

This toolkit is about Employment First. Employment First means that: people with disabilities should be able to get the same kind of jobs as people without disabilities. workers with disabilities should get paid the same for the same work as workers without disabilities. This toolkit will explain: What Employment First is Why Employment First happened…

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Disability Employment Policy 101 Guide

Nicole LeBlanc is a self-advocate from Maryland and is a 2018-2019 SARTAC Fellow. Nicole’s project was creating a Toolkit for Self-Advocates on the Importance of Competitive Employment. Nicole worked in partnership with the National Disability Rights Network and the Self-Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center to develop these Self-Advocacy Leadership and Policy materials.

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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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