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.
Best practices in employment
Success in employment is based on these research-backed best practices.
Understand the federal and state policies and principles that guide our efforts to support employment for people with disabilities.
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.
Explore types of employment and work experiences as well as details on how to arrange work-based learning experiences.
Consider supports that can be used to help people succeed at work.
Review services that can be used to help people engage in, plan, find and maintain employment.
Guide to waivers
Get the basics on waivers for school staff and VRS/SSB support professionals.