WIOA Helps Individuals with Disabilities Pursue and Obtain Well-Paying Employment Opportunities | Disability.Blog

From Disability.blog : “…WIOA also makes an attempt to limit the pipeline of people with disabilities moving into non-integrated, sub-minimum wage jobs. Now, before an individual with a disability can be placed in such a situation, he/she must have received ‘pre-transition services’ while in high school to ensure that the proper support and preparation occurs before the student enters the workforce. The student must also have applied for services through the local VR program. Under WIOA, the goal of the VR program in each state is to help individuals with disabilities to ‘prepare for, secure, retain or regain employment.'”

Read more, via WIOA Helps Individuals with Disabilities Pursue and Obtain Well-Paying Employment Opportunities | Disability.Blog.

Author: New York State DCDT

The New York DCDT strives to increase collaboration efforts in effective transition planning for individuals with disabilities by reducing the duplication of efforts and aligning resources and communication.

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