May Edition (2015), Volume 10

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      May 21, 2015 | Volume 10 view archiveemail friendtweet




Job Accommodation Network


The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working towards practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.

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Transition Planning for Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs and Disabilities: Information for Families and Teens

This booklet covers four major areas of adulthood:

  • Health care
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Recreation
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Job Placement for People with Disabilities

This document provides a comprehensive understanding of the process for assisting individuals with significant disabilities to obtain employments.
Key features:

  • Overview of Job Development
  • Placement Planning
  • Contacting Employers & Interviewing
  • Job Placement Tools
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Where are you going Guide?

Choosing a career is one of life's big decisions. Will your career excite you and fulfill you? Will pay enough to support you and your family? Will it give you opportunities to grow?
This guide starts you on a personal journey of career exploration.

  • Do the suggested exercises
  • Circle your favorite jobs
  • Make notes
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PROMISE Grantee 'Family Meeting'

May 28, 2015

2:00 - 3:30PM, EST


July 9, 2015

2:00 - 3:30, EST


October 1, 2015

2:00 - 3:30, EST


Annual PROMISE Meeting

November 18-19, 2015 (with the option of attending the AUCD conference -- November 16-18, 2015)

PROMISE TA Center Website

How to sign up for the new PROMISE TA Center Listserv! please sign-up to the PROMISE staff listserv located at the AUCD PROMISE TA Center website.  You can sign-up by using this link:  If you have any questions, please ask Leon ([email protected]) or Michael ([email protected]).


The AUCD (Association of University Centers on Disabilities) PROMISE TA Center produced this newsletter under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs associated with PR Award #H418P14. The contents of this newsletter do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

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