If you are interested in learning about the Ticket to Work program or Work Incentives, you can attend a free Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE) online webinar.
Self-paced, online training modules designed to help staff and related partners improve employment services and outcomes for individuals with intellectual disabilities who receive VR services.
This Career Pathways training provides a brief overview of career pathways and pre-employment transition services as outlined in WIOA.
Funding Assistive Technology Series — Work, Assistive Technology and State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies
Outlines the Vocational Rehabilitation Agency’s obligation to fund AT to support employment preparation.
Guide for advocates working with students and families to facilitate the involvement of state Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Agencies.
Competitive employment is the key of a successful transition to adult living for youth with disabilities.
Explains how young adults with mental health conditions can take advantage of the VR services
This blog discusses reasons why you may need to disclose your disability
This training resource provides school personnel with information on how to provide Community Based Employment Education to students.
This video teaches individuals how their local Vocational Rehabilitation Services counselor can help them be successful at school, at work, and in the community.
8 videos feature individuals’ stories in addition to professionals’ advice on topics including Employment Supports, VR Services, Disability Disclosure, etc.
This video provides an overview of the right and wrong ways to apply for a job, give an interview; and how to request reasonable accommodations
This in-depth survey of 461 business leaders finds that younger workers frequently lack “soft” skills, which include: professionalism or work ethic, oral and written communication, teamwork and collaboration skills, and critical thinking or problem-solving skills.
Focuses on The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) that requires vocational rehabilitation agencies to set aside funds to provide “pre-employment transition services” to “Students with Disabilities who are eligible or potentially eligible for VR services.”.
Provides employers with tools needed to create a more disability-inclusive and compliant workplace.
This video series features apprentices with and without disabilities (Recruits) and their apprenticeship sponsors (Sponsors) in high-growth industries like information technology, healthcare, and marine engineering. These apprentices and their sponsors show how #ApprenticeshipWorks for them and how it can work for other job seekers and businesses across the country.
Resources that would prove effective for people with disabilities pursuing education, training, and employment opportunities across all arts and culture disciplines
Helps Social Security beneficiaries go to work and become financially independent, while they keep their Medicare or Medicaid.
This page of resources is part of CPIR’s Coronavirus Suite of information. The page identifies resources for telecommuting during COVID-19, technology platforms you can use for virtual meetings, and other tech tips. Technology equipment and skills are a gigantic variable among people and communities, so many of us need all the guidance we can get!
This 65-page tool kit, produced by the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, breaks it down for schools, employers, parents, and students.
Learn more about accommodations based on your role.
SCORE has the largest network of free volunteer small business mentors in the nation.
Check out materials, advice and guides for jobseekers with disabilities ready to become self-employed, launch a new enterprise, or develop their entrepreneurial skills.
is a tool that defines vocabulary used in transition. Important terms are defined and examples are given. Users can search for transition terminology either through the “find” command or the alphabetical table of contents.
is a guide to help people with disabilities find, get, and keep a job. This guide discusses remote working options as well as health and safety tips for on-site work.
This short 3-minute video produced by the Center for Transition Innovations in Virginia, offers ten quick tips on helping students reach their employment goals.
A guide for developing postsecondary goals and transition services.
Explains WIOA, Pre-ETS, eligibility, Pre-ETS and VR, enhance a student’s transition planning.
The Campaign for Disability Employment Resources for job seekers and employees with disabilities
The Ticket to Work program provides Social Security disability beneficiaries who want to work with access to free employment support services via Ticket to Work service providers.
There is growing momentum to promote competitive employment as the preferred outcome of secondary transition services, and to make sure that individuals with disabilities have access to employment opportunities after high school. To realize this vision, families will need support to help them embrace the benefits of their loved ones having a real job in the community.