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Until the federal and state government mandates hiring a certain percentage (30%) of persons diagnosed with a mental illness or developmental disability there will be no changes made at meaningful level for this disadvantaged population of students. It is nice to dream but in the United States we even had to make laws to protect children and adults because people need laws to govern behavior. Even with the law children... View full idea »

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Origination

The Executive function component makes Organizing looking for work getting people to do your resumes and doing recordkeeping for very difficult
Nowhere in the support systems that I had while I was in school was I ever given to compensate of tools to either do recordkeeping or to time managing a way that made my life run efficiently at work or in the business sense at home life coaching work transition will make a big... View full idea »

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Job skill vocational choices classes

Picking a Career choice in this country Sean disconected to real job requirements false romantics picture of job ok for kids but things like if a job requires a holding a 75 lb camera in shoulder and move it not something one should find out a need skill to find full employement after your money went in to school Loans and all that Money and time spent on application processes

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Job skill vocational choices classes

Picking a Career choice in this country Sean disconected to real job requirements false romantics picture of job ok for kids but things like if a job requires a holding a 75 lb camera in shoulder and move it not something one should find out a need skill to find full employement after your money went in to school Loans and all that Money and time spent on application processes

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SWEP-Transition outcomes

Many school work experience/transition programs operate as a one size fits all program disregarding student's individual needs and interests. Many district run programs pay students menial stipends to avoid certification requirements under FLSA. The priority is SED compliance rather than student outcomes priorities. The students are exited from these programs without necessary skills and dumped into adult services. How... View full idea »

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Computers as a soft skills learning need

Computer skills so critical . Organizing even pass words entering then link then much more writing dependent GED now cut more more people out employ ability one more inexplicable In competency due to executive function disorders and And intensified practical impact Special tutoring special devices utilization of devices capacities to be taught to be better digital natives to use speech to type Is critical for the burn... View full idea »

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Navy Sea Cadet

My son was a graduate from the Navy Sea Cadet program from age 13 to 18. He enjoyed being part of a wonderful organization and even considered maybe having it as a career. What was dissappointing is when we contacted a local recruiter and he explained they do not offer accomadations for students with disablities for the entry test into the Navy.

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Dogs for depression/anxiety and PTSD.

I feel that people who suffer from depression/anxiety and/or PTSD should be able to bring a service dog to work in order to help ease symptoms and potentially improve work performance as well as quality of life.

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Interim Performance Metrics

What types of interim performance measures do you think should be incorporated into Federal legislation to promote positive transition outcomes for youth with disabilities?

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Job skill vocational choices classes

Picking a Career choice in this country Sean disconected to real job requirements false romantics picture of job ok for kids but things like if a job requires a holding a 75 lb camera in shoulder and move it not something one should find out a need skill to find full employement after your money went in to school Loans and all that Money and time spent on application processes

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Employment for Individuals with disabilities

I spent the first half of my career assisting individuals with disabilities obtain employment and become Self Advocates. I am now an early childhood special education teacher, and the parent of a young man with disabilities.
There are many issues that need to be looked at. In the Education system you have a thrust toward academics and getting students college ready. The Common Core Learning Standards being used were... View full idea »

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Change the procedure for application of SSDI

I am Ada Juan Sheng, a woman with disability. I always want to work and I hope that my work is akin the work of person without disability .
Unfortunately, at 04/11 / 2008, my employer terminated me. After that, I applied a ton jobs, but never got any company to hire me. When I deep illness, I had to apply the benefits of SSA on 2010. I DID NOT GET THE RESULT. I discover some error in the procedure of application of... View full idea »

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Reasonable accommodation: Working from home.

People suffer from a multitude of disabilities which limit them in a variety of ways. Being able to work from home would make a simple one size fits accommodation for many health conditions.

Aside from obvious limitations... people who suffer from anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, agoraphobia, IBS, and other disabilities where standing or face to face interaction and other limitations are in question, could benifit... View full idea »

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