Caregivers: This month we explore issues related to caregiving for teens and young adults with disabilities.
Mobility: This issue focuses on travel training and mobility as a vital component of transition planning, and a door opener to college, career, and community connections.
Networking & Social Media: In this issue, we explore how youth with disabilities can leverage social media and networking opportunities to help them land a job and position themselves for the next big thing.
Independence: What does independence mean? It depends on whom you ask. In this issue of RAISE The Standard, we offer perspectives from students, adults, and parents about what independence means to them.
Customized Employment and Job Creation: An approach to hiring, retention, and return to work that ties the strengths, conditions, and interests of a job candidate or employee to the business needs of an employer. It provides greater employee satisfaction and productivity, among other benefits, bringing better retention and profitability for employers. It can bring people from diverse populations, including those with disabilities, into the workplace to contribute their untapped talents to businesses.
Mental Health Month: More than 44 million adults in the US. report having had a mental health condition during the past year – that is more than 18 percent of the US population or nearly one in five people. This makes psychiatric disabilities one of the most common types of disability covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).