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Customized Employment: Practical Solutions for Employment Success


Customized Employment: Practical Solutions for Employment Success [link]

This booklet by The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) discusses how to customize employment for people with disabilities.

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Effective Training for Employment Consultants: Job Development and Support Strategies


Effective Training for Employment Consultants: Job Development and Support Strategies [link]

This Institute Brief by the Institute for Community Inclusion “summarizes the key elements of a training and support approach designed to improve job development practices. Employment Consultants who participated supported more individuals to enter employment, and supported people to achieve higher-quality jobs with more hours and higher levels of pay, than a control group who had not yet received training.”

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What Are Natural Supports and How Can They Be Utilized in my Client’s Work Environment?


What Are Natural Supports and How Can They Be Utilized in my Client’s Work Environment? [link]

This online toolkit for job placement and employment professionals talks about helping people with disabilities keep a job.

Kentucky Supported Employment Training Project


Kentucky Supported Employment Training Project [link]

Program that helps people with disabilities find jobs that they like to do and do well.

For general supported employment questions or for ideas to improve this web page:
Katie Wolf Whaley, cell 859-218-5960, mtyree@uky.edu

Person to contact when not getting what’s needed regarding supported employment:
Teresa Brandenburg, OVR Supported Employment Program, office 502-564-4440 or 1-800-372-7172.