Workforce Development

Through a subcontract with Octo Consulting, New Editions provides Section 508 support to HR Connect and its associated applications. The HR Connect Product Suite is offered as an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) officially designated Human Resources Line of Business (HRLOB), Shared Service Center (SSC). OPM’s designation enables the U.S. Department of the Treasury to offer interoperable, portable and scalable HR/payroll solutions across the federal space.

The Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) conducted a series of roundtable discussions with business and industry leaders in 2015 and 2016. These roundtable discussions focused on employment in four high-demand business areas in the following sectors: Federal contracting, banking/finance, health care, and information technology (IT).

The National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials (NCRTM) website offers the vocational rehabilitation and education communities an opportunity to contribute new knowledge to their specific fields and gain visibility for their work.

New Editions’ team of researchers prepared 10 working papers on disability policy issues to support the 2010 National Disability Summit on Disability Policy. This landmark event marked the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and attracted over 400 stakeholders from across the country. The papers addressed policy accomplishments and future challenges in areas such as civil rights, housing, health, employment, education and technology.

This customizable postcard was mailed, in an envelope, to Social Security beneficiaries in the area of each Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE). Up to 1,500 postcards were sent out per event, and they served as a major marketing tool for the WISE program.

This customizable postcard was mailed, in an envelope, to Social Security beneficiaries in the area of each Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE). Up to 1,500 postcards were sent per event, and they served as a major marketing tool for the WISE program.

This version of the Choose Work flyer consists of fewer colors so that organizations with a limited printing budget can utilize it more easily.

This customizable flyer was shared with community partners and other local organizations to help spread the word about upcoming Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) sessions.

This folder provides a brief overview of the Disability Program Navigator (DPN) initiative. It includes detailed information about what DPNs are and how they help people with disabilities, employers and workforce development representatives create positive employment outcomes for job seekers with disabilities.

This brochure presents the findings of employer focus groups designed to determine what would best compel employers to employ people with disabilities. It provides details on what employment issues are most pressing to employers, as well as dispels some common myths about employing people with disabilities.