Employment

This is one of several banners designed to promote the U.S. Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) Ticket to Work Program. It features an employee who is a little person working at a call center.

This is one of several banners designed to promote the U.S. Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) Ticket to Work Program. It features an employee using American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate with other employees in a conference room.

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents.This year's NDEAM theme "Inclusion Drives Innovation" reflects the important role that different perspectives play in workforce success. 

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).

Money Follows the Person (MFP) Technical Assistance (TA) Needs Assessment is a survey that collects data on states' progress and TA needs in implementing the MFP Demonstration.

The Money Follows the Person (MFP) Technical Assistance (TA) Tracker allows MFP-related professionals to track TA requests and outcomes. It allows users to track assigned requests, reassign requests to other users, add comments to requests and more.

The Disability Equality Index (DEI) brings together the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the nation’s largest disability rights organization, and Disability:IN, the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide, to collectively advance the inclusion of people with disabilities. The organizations are complimentary and bring unique strengths that make the project relevant and credible to corporate America and the disability community.

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

The Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) website is designed to assist the ICDR in its goal to promote coordination and cooperation among federal departments and agencies conducting disability, independent living, and rehabilitation research programs. The site contains ICDR activities, disability research news, ICDR reports and general federal disability research resources.

The Money Follows the Person (MFP) Technical Assistance (TA) website promotes promising practices, and provides guidance on program improvement strategies in the areas of system performance and individual consumer outcomes for the MFP Rebalancing Demonstration.