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Arizona Employment First Products

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Applying for the Division of Developmental Disabilities

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Available for Download as PDF Handout, High Contrast, Spanish and Plain Text Document Disponible en Español Plain Text: Applying for the Division of Developmental Disabilities The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) provides lots of services to help you live independently in your community. They can help you make decisions about your health, where you live, and where you work. Can DDD
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Arizona Employment First Infographic

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Downloadable as PDF Handout, High Contrast, Spanish, and Plain Text Document Disponible en Español Plain Text: AZ Employment First (EF) means that competitive integrated employment is the expectation for all Arizonans who have a disability. EF IS A… Vision Initiative Movement EF IS NOT A… Program Agency Service Arizona has an Employment First Executive Order (2017) declaring state agencies must
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VIDEO: Employment First: Job Opportunities for All!

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What is Employment First? This video describes what it means, what's happening in Arizona, and success stories of integrated competitive employment. This video is also available with an audio description track. The video transcript is below and also available for download. To view the video as an embedded link, visit our Success Stories page. Video Transcript (with Audio Description) -[Voiceover]
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WIOA: It's Your Choice

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Available for Download as PDF in Color, Grey, Spanish and Plain Text Disponible en Español The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a law. WIOA says people who have disabilities have rights. These rights include having information about s elf-determination, self-advocacy , and peer mentoring . This handout will help you understand what those terms mean. It also has a checklist you
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Working and Benefits

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Downloadable as PDF Handout, High Contrast, Spanish and Plain Text Document Disponible en Español Plain Text: Working and Your Benefits This table shows resources and programs for working and receiving benefits like SSI or Medicaid. To learn more about these programs and find other resources, visit AZ.BD101.org AHCCCS Freedom to Work AHCCCS Freedom to Work means you can work and still receive
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Arizona Employment First Policy Statement

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This resource outlines the Arizona Employment First policy framework. It shows how AZ EF plans to achieve its goals by changing policy and practice. Click the link to download the PDF.
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AZ Employment First 2017 Review & Milestones

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This infographic describes the activities of Arizona Employment First between January and December 2017. Highlights include: 10 Core Team meetings 20 speaking engagements reaching 934 individuals Signing of the EF Executive Order by Governor Ducey
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AZ Employment First 2018 Review & Milestones

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This infographic describes the activities of Arizona Employment First between January and December 2018. Highlights include: The Association for People Supporting Employment First (APSE) Arizona Chapter was officially chartered Outreach activities included 3 webinars and 34 speaking engagements, reaching 1,200 people throughout the state
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AZ Employment First Community Forum Findings (September 2014)

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In 2014, Arizona Employment First hosted six community forums with people from all over Arizona. Nearly 300 people from across the state participated. The comments and themes from these forums, summarized in this report, serve as the foundation for the Arizona Employment First strategic plan.
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AZ Employment First Executive Summary

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This two-page document summarizes need for Employment First in Arizona, the development of the Employment First Core Team, and the 2014 community forums across the state. It argues there is an urgent need for Employment First policies in Arizona.