A RAISE Center Resource Collection Scholarships for Youth with DisabilitiesThis list of available scholarships includes the funder names, descriptions, and contact information for students to explore financing for their higher educations. Assistive Technology that Supports Independent Living for Young Adults with DisabilitiesThere is a wide range of assistive technology (AT) that can be used to […]
A RAISE Center Resource Collection Funding of Assistive Technology Series — Work, Assistive Technology andState Vocational Rehabilitation AgenciesA Partner Resource | This piece from NDRN’s Senior Staff Attorney, Ron Hager, outlines the Vocational Rehabilitation Agency’s obligation to fund AT to support employment preparation. Preparing Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities for Work: What School Leaders Need to Know […]
The bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), (Pub. L. 113-128), signed by President Obama on July 22, 2014, represents the most significant reform to our public workforce development system in nearly 20 years. Find out more about WIOA in these two publications, which contain information on a set of final regulations implementing WIOA that encourage customer-centered, job-driven strategies, such as career pathways, business engagement systems, sector strategies, and work-based learning; and emphasize a commitment to high-quality services for all populations, including individuals with barriers. to employment.
NTACT is the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition. This webinar provides an overview of NTACT’s technical assistance services available to state education and also state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies. It features a short tour of the transition-related resources available on NTACT’s website that Parent Centers are welcomed to use and share.
(2015) In this resource page by the Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) you’ll find information related to the adult education and literacy programs under title II of WIOA. The resource page can be accessed at: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/AdultEd/wioa-reauthorization.html More specifically, on this page you’ll find the following: Information about WIOA Announcements […]
WIOA is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. President Barack Obama signed WIOA into law on July 22, 2014 and it replaces the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and […]