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It is important to know the best tools, practices, and strategies to help job seekers who have disabilities identify and reach their employment goals. Explore our library of resources below to learn how you can develop skills, strategies, and relationships to integrate the Employment First mission into your services.

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Transition Blind Program: Services for Blind, Visually Impaired, and Deaf

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This document provides information about the Arizona RSA's program for blind, visually impaired, and deaf students. This program exists to help students transition out of school successfully. The program includes services like: Travel skills training Self-advocacy Daily living skills College and career exploration And more Contact information is included.
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Pre-employment Transition Services

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Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is required to make certain services available to youth and young adults, summarized on this page and in the links provided. These Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) are activities designed to help students with disabilities prepare for future employment. Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is required to provide certain services, summarized in this handout.
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EF Technical Brief #3: Criteria for Performance Excellence in Employment First State Systems Change & Provider Transformation

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This is part of a 4-part series published by the National Lead Center and the Office of Disability Employment Policy. This brief highlights best practices for state governments to implement in order to improve competitive, integrated employment outcomes for youth with disabilities. It identified common needs, technical assistance, criteria for success, and funding strategies. It is primarily aimed
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A Guide to Developing Collaborative School-Community-Business Partnerships

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Research shows that youth with disabilities have better employment outcomes when professionals and systems coordinate. This how-to guide provides practical strategies for developing strategic partnerships between educators, employers, and community stakeholders such as Vocational Rehabilitation, employment services, and state agencies. It also provides several case studies. This guide was