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Work Toolkit:

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The basics

Equip yourself with key information that will help you support people on their path to employment.

Each of the sections below covers a critical area to be used in your role as a support professional. Understand the employment policy landscape, roles of different employment team members, types of work arrangements, and potential services and supports.

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    Best practices in employment
    Success in employment is based on these research-backed best practices.

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    Policy
    Understand the federal and state policies and principles that guide our efforts to support employment for people with disabilities.

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    Roles and responsibilities
    Get an overview of the various professionals that may be involved in a person's employment journey and the support they can provide.

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    Work options
    Explore types of employment and work experiences as well as details on how to arrange work-based learning experiences.

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    Supports
    Consider supports that can be used to help people succeed at work.

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    Services
    Review services that can be used to help people engage in, plan, find and maintain employment.

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    Guide to waivers
    Get the basics on waivers for school staff and VRS/SSB support professionals.

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