rights as youthProfessionals working with youth who have disabilities also need to understand the basic protections offered to people with disabilities by the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding employment for people with disabilities. Below are resources with a general overview:

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The Arc: Decision-Making Supports

The Arc: Decision-Making Supports [link] Learn more about supporting people with intellectual disabilities to make decisions about their own lives ...
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The Arc: Guardianship Myths

The Arc: Guardianship Myths [link] Learn more from The Arc about myths surrounding guardianship. Even though every state has differences, ...
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EEOC—The ADA: Your Employment Rights as an Individual With a Disability

EEOC—The ADA: Your Employment Rights as an Individual With a Disability [link] "The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) ...
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EEOC: Americans with Disabilities Act Questions and Answers

US EEOC: Americans with Disabilities Act Questions and Answers [link] "The Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections to ...
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US Department of Labor—Employers and the ADA: Myths and Facts

US Department of Labor—Employers and the ADA: Myths and Facts [link] "Being inclusive of people with disabilities — in recruitment, ...
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