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Thought Sauce! Hot Ideas for Cool Employment

Thought Sauce! Hot Ideas for Cool Employment [link]

“Griffin-Hammis Associates and it’s not-for-profit arm, The Center for Social Capital, compiled a number of our most requested informational articles on Customized Employment into a downloadable manual for use as handouts in training sessions, for publication in newsletters (please ask first), and to strengthen staff in-service programs.”

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Work-Based Learning Opportunities for High School Students

Work-Based Learning Opportunities for High School Students [link]

Booklet by the National Institute for Work and Learning about how to create employment job opportunities for high school students.

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Skills to Pay the Bills (with videos)


This booklet from the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy helps students learn soft skills for employment success.

Includes videos for various skills.

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.

GotTransition

GotTransition [link]

Gives lots of information about health transition and other websites to help.

Phone: 202-223-1500

Email: info@GotTransition.org

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) website

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) website [link]

Author(s):US Department of Labor
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Program is designed to assist individuals from certain targeted groups who have consistently faced significant employment barriers with re/entering the labor force. The program does so by providing federal tax credit incentives to employers for hiring these individuals. WOTC helps targeted workers move from economic dependency into self-sufficiency as they earn a steady income and become contributing taxpayers, while participating employers simultaneously reduce their income tax liability.This website describes the WOTC and provides information about how employers can apply for the tax credit. Download the 2012 research study by the American Society of Safety Engineers sharing performance

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Job Accommodation Network (JAN) Tax Incentives

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) Tax Incentives [link]

Author(s): Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is an international, toll-free, consulting service that provides information regarding job accommodations. This publication summarizes tax incentives related to accessibility and the employment of people with disabilities.

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ADA Tax Incentives

ADA Tax Incentives  [link]

Author(s): Southwest ADA Center
This download provides information on tax incentives for employers who hire individuals with disabilities, website accessibility regulations, and architectural barrier removal.

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Kentucky Work Opportunity Tax Credit Online System

Kentucky Work Opportunity Tax Credit Online System [link]

Author: Commonwealth of Kentucky
This website includes tutorials and also allows employers and their consultants to enter tax credit applications (and submit the applications, for legal forms holders), track the status of submitted applications, print letters and certifications, and view any power of attorney (POA) that may exist.