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Employment

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability
This website looks specifically at what youth with disabilities need to know to prepare themselves for careers or meaningful jobs, and what parents need to know to ensure that their children are getting all of the things they need to succeed. You will find a wealth of resources.  
http://www.ncwd-youth.info

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
A program that provides individualized vocational rehabilitation and supportive services to assist eligible individuals with disabilities to get and keep jobs compatible with their skills and abilities.
https://dhs.sd.gov/rehabservices/default.aspx

Workplace Flexibility Toolkit
Provides employees, job seekers, employers, policymakers and researchers with information, resources and a unique approach to workplace flexibility. Searchable by type of resource, target audience, types of workplace flexibility (place, time, task). 
http://www.dol.gov/odep/workplaceflexibility/

PACER's National Parent Center on Transition and Employment
Provides information and resources to support families, youth, educators and employers as they help teens and young adults with disabilities or special needs reach their goals into adulthood.
www.pacer.org/transition

Additional resources available in SDPC's Family Resource Guide.

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