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Your Next Star Campaign (Massachusetts Down syndrome Congress)

Your Next Star Campaign for employers (Massachusetts Down syndrome Congress) [link]

Wonderful website featuring strategies for hiring people with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities, success stories of employment, resources, frequently asked questions, and a blog about topical concerns and interesting employment news.

“Your Next Star” webpage for people with disabilities.

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Kentucky Employment Files Video Series

Kentucky Employment Files Video Series [link]

The Kentucky Employment files are developed and produced through a partnership with the Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Human Development Institute, University of Kentucky.

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Real Work Stories

Real Work Stories [link]

“This site highlights the employment successes of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) who are working in paid jobs in their communities. Through the use of innovative, front-line employment support practices, these individuals are earning money, forming networks, and contributing to their communities. Learn more about these people and the promising practices that led to their success.”

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How to Build Partnerships for Career Exploration

How to Build Partnerships for Career Exploration [link]

This booklet by the Keene State College site of the Monadnock Center for Successful Transitions (MCST) describes how to build partnerships for career exploration using job shadows to explore the world of work.

Internships: The On-Ramp to Employment

Internships: The On-Ramp to Employment [link]

This booklet by The National Consortium on Leadership and Disability/Youth (NCLD-Youth) is a guide for students with disabilities to getting and making the most of an internship.

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation [link]

State program that gives funding, job coaches, and support to people with disabilities so they can work.

Phone: (502) 564-4440 or (800) 372-7172