Resource Library

Resource Archive

Our resource library includes and covers a wide range of topics for people of all ages living with and without disabilities. You will also find useful information for families, caregivers, educators, health care workers, etc. Feel free to browse through our large collection of searchable content, which you can filter by program area, type of document, and date. Each are made available to help with daily living and learning, such materials and resources include fact and tip sheets, instruction manuals, webinars, training modules, and much more.

 

Program Area Type Title Description Language Date
Community Supports Fact Sheet FCIC Fact Sheet: Inclusion Works for All The guide has ten sections, each covering a topic related to employment and employment benefits – topics that job seekers and their families should know about as they look for the best job for them. English 2010
Community Supports Fact Sheet FCIC Fact Sheet: Inclusion Works for All The guide has ten sections, each covering a topic related to employment and employment benefits – topics that job seekers and their families should know about as they look for the best job for them. English 2010
Community Supports Guide Sexuality & Developmental Disabilities Across the Lifespan (Educator Sexuality Workbook This instructional manual/guide and the accompanying resource guides are designed to help educators assist individuals with developmental disabilities in their exploration of self and sexuality.  English 2005
Community Supports Guide Sexuality & Developmental Disabilities Across the Lifespan (Parent/Caregiver Sexuality Workbook This instructional manual/guide and the accompanying resource guides are designed to help parents/caregivers assist individuals with developmental disabilities in their exploration of self and sexuality.  English 2005
Community Supports Guide La Sexualidad a lo Largo del Transcurso de la Vida Este manual/guía de instrucciones y las guías de recursos que lo acompañan están diseñados para ayudar a los padres/cuidadores a asistir a las personas con discapacidades del desarrollo en su exploración de sí mismos y la sexualidad. Español 2005
Community Supports Guide A Guide to Supported Living in Florida A Guide to Supported Living in Florida is a publication that includes information to assist in the decision-making process to determine whether or not to choose supported living and philosophical and ideological concepts and best practices for success.  English 2005
Community Supports Guide Let's Go - Guide to Getting Around Your Community in Florida This publication provides county-by-county transportation information, including specific services available in each county, as well as contact information for the various agencies that manage transportation services in Florida. English 2009
Community Supports Guide Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) APD provides critical services and supports for customers with developmental disabilities so they can reach their full potential. The agency serves people with spina bifida, autism, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Down syndrome, and mental retardation. English
Community Supports Guide Children's Medical Services The Children's Medical Services is a collection of programs for eligible children with special needs. Each of their programs and services are family-centered and designed to help children with a variety of conditions and needs. English
Community Supports Guide Homeownership Florida Assistance: Florida This site provides a listing of Florida programs and resources that assist with homeownership. English
Community Supports Guide The Lighting the Way to Guardianship and Other Decision-Making Alternatives  This resource is designed to increase the knowledge of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families about guardianship options in Florida, and to increase the knowledge of attorneys and other professionals about Florida’s disability communities and Florida law pertaining to guardianship and guardianship alternatives English 2010
Community Supports Guide Medicaid Medicaid is a federal-state health insurance program for indigent persons including individuals with developmental disabilities. English
Community Supports Guide Special Needs Trusts Special Needs Trusts (or "Supplemental Needs Trusts") are trust instruments designed to preserve SSI, Medicaid, and other public benefits for individuals with disabilities. English
Community Supports Guide Disability.gov Disability.gov is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide.  English
Community Supports Guide Inclusion Daily Express Inclusion Daily Express is a daily international disability rights news service that provides disability advocates with the most up-to-date news, information and commentary about community inclusion, self-determination, and social justice. English
Community Supports Guide Disability Scoop This is a free newsletter that focuses on daily coverage of important developmental disability news. English
Community Supports Guide Ragged Edge Online This is an online magazine with a focus on disability rights, it includes thousands of articles and connects individuals with bloggers writing about disability. English
Community Supports Webinar (Part 1) Affordable, Accessible, and Integrated Housing Options for People with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities. This webinar includes best and promising practices drawn from real examples, studies, and lessons learned from experts working on housing issues and policy at the national, state and local levels. English 2011
Community Supports Webinar (Part 2) Affordable, Accessible, and Integrated Housing Options for People with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities. This webinar includes best, and promising practices drawn from real examples, studies, and lessons learned from experts working on housing issues and policy at the national, state, and local levels. English 2011
Community Supports Webinar Sexual Health for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism: Why is it Important? & What Can We Do About It?  This webinar includes studies, statistics, lessons learned, and teaching tips for parents and caregivers of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). English 2011
Community Supports PowerPoint Sexual Health and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Autism.  PowerPoint presentation on sexual health. English 2011
Community Supports PDF References to “Sexual Health for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Autism” References to "Sexual Health for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Autism" English 2011
Community Supports Guide Florida 2-1-1 Network 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects people with important community services, including transportation options, health care services and other programs to help people with disabilities live independently. English
Community Supports Report 5 Things To Know About Coronavirus And People With Disabilities. Five points to keep in mind about how the coronavirus outbreak affects disabled people. English 2020
Community Supports Website The Weather Channel The Weather Channel's website features current conditions and forecasts for over 77,000 locations worldwide, along with local and regional radars. English
Early Childhood Videos Pyramid Model: Overview Video This overview video provides a detailed analysis of the Pyramid Model. English
Early Childhood Fact Sheet Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children: Fact Sheet This fact sheet describes the three tiers of intervention practice. Additionally, six key assumptions that were made during the design process about how the Pyramid Model would be implemented are outlined. English
Early Childhood Website The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) was a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.  English
Early Childhood Website El Centro de Fundamentos Sociales y Emocionales del Aprendizaje Infantil (CSEFEL) El Centro de Fundamentos Sociales y Emocionales del Aprendizaje Infantil (CSEFEL por sus cifras en íngles) fue un centro nacional de recursos financiado por la Oficina Nacional de Head Start y la Oficina de Cuidado Infantil para difundir la investigación y prácticas basadas en la evidencia a los programas de la primera infancia en todo el país. Español
Early Childhood Website The Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation  CSEFEL's approach is grounded in a set of principles and a research-based model of delivering high quality mental health consultation services. English
Early Childhood Website University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development The mission of the UAA Center for Human Development (CHD) is to improve the quality of lives for people who experience disabilities and their families, across the life span, through interdisciplinary training, technical assistance, exemplary service development, applied research and dissemination of information. English
Early Childhood Fact Sheet The Colorado Center for Social Emotional Competence and Inclusion: Pyramid Plus This fact sheet provides a detailed analysis of Pyramid Plus and focuses the capacity of communities and programs to implement and sustain the Pyramid Plus approach. English
Early Childhood Website California Collaborative on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning California Collaborative on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning works to create a statewide system of support, training and resources that gives all families and providers barrier-free access to inclusive child care. English
Early Childhood Website WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies WestEd is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research, development, and service agency. WestEd operates throughout the United States and abroad to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. English
Early Childhood Website Massachusetts Project Launch Partnership for Early Child Mental Health The Early Childhood Mental Health Partnership’s goal is to expand mental health services for children 0 to 8 and their families, and to build mental health awareness and capacity in all child serving programs and agencies. English
Early Childhood Website Nebraska Department of Education The Nebraska Department of Education Mission Statement: To lead and support the preparation of all Nebraskans for learning, earning, and living. Available in several languages
Early Childhood Website Nevada TACSEI Pyramid Model Partnership Nevada TACSEI aims to collaborate with families, community partners, and policy makers to create a sustainable, statewide system that promotes social emotional development in young children, using the Pyramid Model. English
Early Childhood Website North Carolina Technical Assistance for Early Childhood & School Age Programs Click the link to find resources from training and technical assistance activities related to Early Childhood and School Age Initiatives in North Carolina. English
Early Childhood Website Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners (WECCP) The WECCP website serves as the collaborative source of information on issues of cross-sector interest, state initiatives, and research-based practices.  English
Early Childhood Website Tennessee Voices for Children Tennessee Voice for Children promotes the use of a coordinated system of care in Tennessee that includes family support and community engagement as key components. English
Early Childhood Guide Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support: Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Development and Addressing Challenging Behavior This booklet provides a report on the program-wide implementation of the "Teaching Pyramid" within a Head Start Program. The Southeast Kansas Community Action Program (SEK-CAP) provides information on the implementation of the model and the outcomes for the children, families, teachers, and program. English
Early Childhood Tip Sheets Making Life Easier: Bedtime and Naptime This first installment of the Making Life Easier series provides a few proven tips for making bedtimes and naptimes easier for both parents and children. Also includes a handy tip card for quick reference. English 2010
Early Childhood Tip Sheets Making Life Easier: Running Errands As a parent running errands can be a difficult experience if your child is exhibiting challenging behavior during an outing, this installment of Making Life Easier tackles the issue. Includes a handy tip card for quick reference.  English 2010
Early Childhood Tip Sheets Making Life Easier: Diapering This installment of the Making Life Easier series provides several proven strategies to help make diapering a positive and relationship building experience for you both parent and child. Also includes a handy tip card for quick reference. English 2010
Early Childhood Training Module The Preschool Training Modules for Promoting Social and Emotional Competence offered by the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) The following series of training modules were developed with support from the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc. and are offered for download to trainers and technical assistance providers supporting early care and education programs. English 2010
Education Guide Start Exploring for Tomorrow: A Family Guide for Vocational Planning This Family Guide for Vocational Planning includes suggested activities that families can engage in to help children gain skills that will be beneficial in future paid jobs and for independent living.  English 2013
Education Guide Family Involvement in Functional Assessment Family Involvement in Functional Assessment provides information on promoting family involvement in the functional assessment and behavior support process.  English
Education Training Module PEPSA Professional Development Opportunities  The Partnership for Effective Programs for Students with Autism (PEPSA) offers regional and online trainings to ensure access and professional development on diverse topics. All trainings are FREE but pre-registration is required through PEPSA's Regional Training Calendar.  English
Employment Tip Sheets FCIC Transition Information and Planning (TRIP) Sheets Transition Resource Information and Planning (TRIP) sheets are guided by the student’s interest, preferences, and priorities. These TRIP sheets help to identify careers that are the best match for each individual and focuses on the student’s vision for possibilities of life after high school. English
Employment Tip Sheets FCIC Transition Information and Planning (TRIP) Sheets- For Non-Readers This companion document was designed to reach middle school students who are non-readers. English
Employment Tip Sheets FCIC Employment Programs and Resources Interested in Employment? This document has a variety of resources to assist individuals with disabilities to find meaningful employment. English
Employment Fact Sheet FCIC Fact Sheet: The Discovery Process. A Path to Employment for All (English Version) This fact sheet provides information about customized employment, the Discovery process, and the components needed to make the process successful. English
Employment Fact Sheet FCIC Información: El Proceso de Descubrimiento: Un Camino al Empleo para Todos Esta hoja informativa incluye información sobre el empleo personalizado, el proceso de descubrimiento y los componentes necesarios para que su proceso de empleo sea un éxito. Español
Employment Fact Sheet FCIC Fact Sheet: Everyone Can Work! Customized Employment (English Version) This fact sheet provides information about customized employment as well as the resources available at FCIC's Center for Self-Employment and other projects. English
Employment Fact Sheet FCIC Información: ¡Todos Pueden Trabajar! El Empleo Personalizado Esta hoja informativa incluye información sobre el empleo personalizado y los recursos disponibles en el Centro de Autoempleo de la FCIC y otros proyectos. Español
Employment Tip Sheets Everybody Works, Everybody Wins! The Social Security Administration has special policies and programs called Work Incentives. This flyer provides a brief overview that is aimed at helping youth with disabilities and their families. The document is also meant to be distributed to students via Individual Educational Plan (IEP) meetings. English
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Career Planning- Building Solid Employment  This newsletter provides tips for career planning which can be a flexible and action-oriented process that leads to multiple jobs across a lifetime for individuals with disabilities.  English 2006
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Informed Choice: Supporting Decision-Making in Employment This newsletter provides employment decision-making tips for people with disabilities and their families. English 2006
Employment Report Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Study: Hiring Yields Business Advantages Customers Want Businesses to Hire People with Disabilities This newsletter provides a general overview of a study that shows the various perceptions of workers with disabilities from the perspective of their employers. English 2006
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Assistance Not Assessment Getting at the Heart of Small Business Feasibility This newsletter helps with self-analysis and is aimed at guiding small business owners who wish to hire applicants with disabilities. This applies to both disabled and non-disabled small business owners. English 2006
Employment Report Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Self-Determination and the Employment of People with Disabilities This newsletter provides an overview of self-determination and the state of employment for people with disabilities, past and present. English 2007
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: On-the-Job Support Comes in All Shapes and Sizes This newsletter provides an in-depth analysis of the various types of support that people with disabilities can receive during their time of employment. English 2007
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Disclosure of Disability in the Job Development Process This newsletter provides guidance on how to approach the topic of disclosure and disability.  English 2007
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Informing Strategies for Training Job-Related Tasks This newsletter informs people with disabilities of the various strategies that can be utilized by a trainee or employee as he or she attempts to perform at an optimum level when conducting training or job-related tasks. English 2007
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Helping Job Seekers Prepare for Hiring Interviews This newsletter provides guidance to applicants as they prepare for the interview phase during the hiring process. English 2007
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Job Analysis and Job Design This newsletter provides a number of strategies that help to solve a variety personal and professional challenges in the workplace.   English 2008
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Helping to Correct Supported Employee Performance Errors  This newsletter helps employers to determine the more favorable course of action when attempting to correct the performance errors of a supported employee. English 2008
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Help Workers with Disabilities "Fit in" by Observing Workplace Culture This newsletter aims to helping workers with disabilities as they attempt to "fit into" company culture.  English 2009
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Situational Assessments: Answers to Commonly Asked Questions This newsletter provides answers to commonly asked questions about situational assessments. A situational assessment is a unique way to gather information about a job seeker. The process documents vocational interest, competencies, stamina, speed and other work variables in a variety of job “try-outs” in real work environments. English 2009
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: What Does It Take to Be an Employment Specialist?  This newsletter provides an overview of what it takes to become an Employment Specialist. As an Employment Specialist you will be helping members in community find employment, essentially providing critical help in times of need. English 2009
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Solving Problem Relationships for Workers with Disabilities  This newsletter serves as a guide to help Employment Specialists or employers as they attempt to resolve on-the-job conflicts while balancing multiple roles and tasks in the workplace.  English 2009
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: The Employment Consultant's Relationship With Employers This newsletter provides an overview of the role of the Employment Consultant, and their relationship with employers. English 2009
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Finding and Hiring Quality Staff for Employment and Transition Services This newsletter provides tips to vocational professionals as they attempt to find and hire the most qualified and competent applicants. English 2009
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: On-the-Job Skill Training for Workers with Disabilities This newsletter explains how skill training occurs. The newsletter also delves into how the skill training may affect the social standing of employees with disabilities in the workplace. English 2010
Employment Guide Florida Provider Network Archived Newsletters: Job Site Fading Why Job Coaches Find It Difficult to Leave Job Sites "Fading" is a term used by Employment Specialists to describe a process used after a supported employee has learned one or a set of tasks. This newsletter further explains the "Fading" process and an Employment Specialist's effort to reduce external support structures that a capable employee has needed in order to learn a task. English 2010
Employment Guide Career Guide for Teens with Disabilities This resource guide, co-written by teens for teens, provides tips to young people with disabilities as they attempt to increase the level of opportunities for success into adult community life. English 2015
Employment Guide Guideposts for Success: Family Involvement & Supports With this resource you'll be able to find tips for parents, families, and other caring adults to support and be involved in the success of youth with and without disabilities. English
Employment Data Tool ICI: The Institute for Community Inclusion's National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes 2016 This resource provides national and state level statistics spanning a twenty-year period. Its sources include several data sets that address the status of employment and economic self-sufficiency for individuals with ID/DD. English 2016
Employment Report Adversity Breeds Innovation (The Able Trust) This resource explains how employers should be encouraged to take the benefits of hiring a person with a disability under consideration. English 2010
Employment Data Tool Quantifying The Unemployment Rate for Workers with Disabilities in Florida (The Florida Chamber Foundation) This resource can be used to analyze the effectiveness of programs designed to help Floridians with disabilities who want to work. Estimates are provided for both the state-wide unemployment rate for persons with disabilities in Florida as well as unemployment rates for individual counties, as Florida prepares for its future workforce of jobs needed by 2030. English 2016
Employment PDF Dispelling Myths of An Untapped Workforce: A Study of Employer Attitudes Toward Hiring Individuals with Disabilities In 2003, The Able Trust partnered with the Milbank Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation to conduct a study of business employers in Florida concerning their policies, practices, and attitudes related to hiring persons with disabilities. English 2003
Health Webinar Communication of Health Care Needs This webinar for the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) features FCIC's Elizabeth Perkins. Her presentation covers the issues of poor communication and difficulties encountered when health care professionals are unfamiliar with providing care to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities especially in hospital settings.  English 2012
Health Fact Sheet Health Access for Independent Living Factsheets  The Health Access for Independent Living (HAIL) program has produced a range of resources designed for Centers for Independent Living staff to support their clients in setting and reaching health-related goals. English 2015
Health Report Affordable Care Act: What Disability Advocates Need to Know The Arc released this policy report to clearly describe the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It is vital that the disability community understands the law and the many benefits it can provide to people with disabilities. English
Health Infographic Stress and What Can You Do About It  Stress and What You Can Do About It is a full color book that takes individuals with developmental disabilities through a colorful, graphically attractive and easy-to-read lesson in the basics of stress and stress management. English
Health Infographic El Estrés y Qué Puede Hacer al Respecto El Estrés y lo Que Puede Hacer al Respecto es un libro a todo color que lleva a las personas con discapacidades del desarrollo a través de una lección colorida, gráficamente atractiva y fácil de leer sobre los conceptos básicos del estrés y el manejo del estrés. Español
Health Guide Easing Your Stress: Information for Caregivers of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities  This resource is an informative and user-friendly booklet that describes how to manage stress. Caregivers can learn how the mind and body is affected by stress, how stress affects children, and how to ease stress. It also describes what resources are available, and how caregivers can identify approaches that will work best for them.  English 2015
Health Guide Aliviando su Estrés Este recurso es un folleto informativo y fácil de usar que describe cómo manejar el estrés. Los cuidadores pueden aprender cómo la mente y el cuerpo se ven afectados por el estrés, cómo el estrés afecta a los niños y cómo aliviar el estrés. También describe qué recursos están disponibles y cómo los cuidadores pueden identificar la mejor ténica que funcionará para ellos. Español 2015
Health Guide Planning Ahead  This guide aims to improve the quality-of-life of parents, family members, and the legal guardians of individuals with developmental disabilities. English 2013
Health Guide Planificación Anticipada Esta guía está dirigida para ayudar a los padres, familiares y tutores de adultos con discapacidades del desarrollo. Incluye información que ayudará a identificar y planificar la dirección y el futuro con respecto a la calidad de vida que los miembros de la familia desean. Español 2012
Interdisciplinary Training Training Module AUCD Training Orientation Modules As you begin your journey with FCIC and AUCD, the following Trainee resources, provided by AUCD, will help you learn, connect, get involved, and grow as part of the network. English
Interdisciplinary Training Guide AUCD Interdisciplinary Trainee Handbook The AUCD Trainee Handbook is intended to be used to support AUCD network trainees with a variety of learning goals. This document will provide a consistent approach to accessing information about the network, its history, our federal partners, and the rich resources available to trainees. English 2012
Interdisciplinary Training Guide Trainees on AUCD Learn about the national opportunities available to trainees including resources, conferences, trainings, scholarships and employment opportunities. English
Interdisciplinary Training Form AUCD Trainee Listserve Subscription Subscribe to Trainee Listserve to discuss issues related to training.   English
Interdisciplinary Training Social Media AUCD Emerging Leaders Community Become a Fan of "AUCD Trainees" on Facebook to get the latest updates from AUCD. English
Interdisciplinary Training Webinar Managing the Anxious Behaviors of Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder The following presentation slides provide an overview of a cognitive behavioral treatment (Facing Your Fears). Facing Your Fears is a clinically-based program that aims to reduce the levels of anxiety in children/adolescents living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  English 2017
Interdisciplinary Training Training Module Module 3: Cultural Competence and Inclusion The third module in the core curriculum is a discussion about cultural competence. The module is designed to increase the knowledge and skills of professionals, practitioners, and community members related to cultural competence and its importance in Positive Behavior Support. Once you’ve completed the module and survey, you can download the completion certificate. English
Public Policy PDF Sample Letter to Legislator This is a sample letter for sharing your message with your state legislator. English
Public Policy Fact Sheet FCIC Fact Sheet: Advocating for Yourself & Others This fact sheet provides information about public policy, advocacy and the ingredients needed for effective systems change. English
Public Policy Guide Contact Elected Officials Call, email, or mail U.S. state and federal elected officials and government agencies. English
Public Policy Guide The Florida Senate To find your Legislators, enter either your mailing address or zip code. English
Public Policy Guide Florida House of Representatives You may sort by Representative, Party, or District by clicking on the appropriate header label. You can also find your representative by clicking on the "Find Your Representative" icon. English
Public Policy Guide Florida Developmental Disabilities Council Legislatives Alerts You can sign-up for the FDDC Florida legislatives alerts mailing list. English
Public Policy Webinar Meeting with Lawmakers: How to Impact Florida's Legislative Process  This webinar will: 1) Raise your awareness of the policy work of Developmental Disabilities Network agencies. 2) Increase your understanding of ways to become an effective and productive advocate or self-advocate. 3) Provide invaluable tips about meeting and influencing legislators. 4) Describe the legislative process and your role as an advocate.  English 2011
Public Policy Webinar "Fighting for Our Lives!" Webinar Webinar highlights include: 1) What is happening with Medicaid Waiver services today. 2) What you can do to stop your services from being cut. 3) How we can join together to take action. English 2011
Employment Webinar Achieving Dreams: Discovery and Successful Transition Planning for Individuals with Autism This webinar provides specific examples and successful strategies that optimize transition outcomes for youth with autism. English
Employment Webinar Building Employment for Individuals Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing The webinar will help to clarify facts, myths, and misconceptions related to the deaf and hard of hearing culture. Participants of this webinar will be provided with promising practices to support successful employment outcomes for job seekers, employees, and employers who are deaf and hard of hearing. English 2014
Employment Webinar Asset Development Strategies for People with Disabilities Michael Roush and Elizabeth Jennings from the National Disability Institute address many of the negative myths that surround the accumulation of assets by individuals with disabilities which are debunked and strategies for improving personal finances are shared. English
Employment Webinar Breaking Barriers to Employment This webinar provides promising practices and strategies to support employment outcomes for job seekers with criminal background issues. English
Employment Webinar Family Roles in the Job Search This webinar presents the argument for how critical it is to encourage the involvement of family members on the positive customized employment outcomes for jobseekers with complex disabilities. English
Employment Webinar Marketing Your Strengths for Your Job Search This webinar focuses on utilizing community social capital. Participants will be given tips on job development to small business and independent companies for customized employment opportunities.  English 2012
Employment Webinar Integrating Customized Employment Strategies into the Vocational Rehabilitation System This webinar provides information on the philosophy and rationale for utilizing CE strategies and descriptions and examples that illustrate the customized employment process. English
Employment Webinar Thinking Outside of the Box "Thinking outside of the box" is a metaphor that means to think differently, unconventionally, or from a new perspective. This webinar provides financial resources and creative ideas for employers, employment consultants and communities to break free from dull routine to produce positive results. English
Employment Webinar Disclosure: To Do or Not? This webinar provides an overview of the dos and don’ts of disclosure, and the advantages/disadvantages of disclosing a disability. English
Employment Webinar Abilities Work: Connecting Great Talent with Great Jobs This webinar helps both employers and job seekers learn about the many benefits of the Abilities Work Portal and Help Desk along with how they connect qualified talent with their next great job. English 2017
Employment Webinar Marketing Strategies for Interviewing  This webinar provides effective strategies and tools for job seekers that lead to a successful job interview. English 2017
Employment Webinar What to Expect When Receiving Supported Employment Services This webinar helps viewers learn how to access Vocational Rehabilitation and the Agency for Persons with Disabilities  and select supported employment services to assist in obtaining and maintaining employment. English
Employment Webinar Effective Strategies for the Online Application Process This webinar provides a comprehensive look at applications, learning techniques to help your application stand out from the rest.  English
Employment Webinar Self-Advocacy in the Workplace This webinar provides strategies that self-advocates may use to identify their workplace goals, plan to advocate for support, accomplish their goals in the workplace.  English 2015
Employment Webinar Living in Independently in my Home and Community This webinar delves into the acceptance of Universal Design features as standardized home design elements and accessibility to community resources and amenities as avenues to independent living. English
Employment Webinar Keys to a Successful Job Interview This webinar provides effective strategies and tools for job seekers that lead to a successful job interview. English
Employment Webinar Keeping it Together and Keeping Busy: An Employer and Employee Perspective on Success in the Workplace This webinar helps with identifying signs of stress, triggers of stress that can occur during various stages of the employment process, effective relaxation techniques, and will guide listeners in a relaxation exercise. English 2016
Employment Webinar Employment Supports and Job Seekers with Criminal History This webinar presentation concentrates on supports and practical tips specific to job seekers with criminal history. English
Employment Webinar Epilepsy and Employment This webinar provides career advice to job seekers living with epilepsy. English
Employment Webinar Getting Started with Self-Employment Planning This webinar provides strategies to implement when developing a business plan, answers to why planning is necessary, key components to the plan, information to include in the plan, and information on resources available in most communities to help perspective entrepreneurs with developing a business plan. English
Employment Webinar Navigating the Workplace with Invisible Disabilities Individuals with invisible disabilities--such as epilepsy, anxiety, ADHD, Asperger's, and others--face a number of unique challenges in the realms of education, employment, housing, and accessing public services and businesses in the community. This webinar delves into some of these challenges and practical solutions for addressing them, while giving an overview of the laws that protect the rights of those with invisible disabilities. English
Employment Webinar Unpacking Self-Determination This webinar provides a framework for thinking about self-determination as a whole, while breaking down the concept to discrete skill sets and environmental conditions that maximize the opportunities for individuals to nurture these skills.  English
Employment Webinar Discovery 101: Mobilizing Theory into Practice as the Blueprint for Success in Supported Employment During this webinar, the presenters will provide guidelines, highlight considerations and offer best practices on the VR Discovery journey from referral to customized employment, etc. English
Employment Webinar Essential Skills for Employment: Developing Soft Skills for Employment Success This webinar focuses on a few behaviors that are keys to success in any workplace. The demonstration of these behaviors may help job seekers and employees overcome some of the challenges and open doors to employment possibilities. English 2015
Employment Webinar Don't Judge a Book by Its' Cover... I Have a Story to Tell  This webinar discusses the use of visual resumes as an employment tool to assist job seekers on job interviews, applying for jobs, and on how to introduce themselves to employers.  English
Employment Webinar Caseload Management: Increasing Effectiveness through Evidence-based Practices  - This webinar provides timely information on case management. Additionally, it provides tools and techniques to improve the effectiveness of VR counselor practice. English
Early Childhood Webinar The Pyramid Framework within Early Intervention Programs: Promoting the Social Development of Infants and Toddlers This webinar and teleconference features speakers who have begun to apply the Teaching Pyramid to programs serving children from birth to 3 years and their families. Speakers describe how the Teaching Pyramid is being translated to programs for infants and toddlers. English 2009
Early Childhood Webinar Teleconference on Program-Wide PBS: The Pyramid Model This webinar and teleconference event includes an on-line presentation and teleconference question and answer discussion about program-wide adoption of the Pyramid Model and its relationship to PBS (Positive Behavior Support). English 2009