Category Archives: Supported Employment

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Staying Safe & COVID-19 MFP Employment Specialist SueAnn Morrow created a short video for people with disabilities to be used by direct support professionals or others who support them. The video uses plain language to help people with disabilities understand the COVID-19 pandemic and includes the CDC guidelines they need to follow to stay safe.…
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Autism Speaks Workforce Collaboration

Survey to Help Develop Inclusive Employment Opportunities Autism Speaks has partnered with Lee Container, the J. Donald and Laurelle Lee Family Foundation Fund, and Delivering Jobs to create a more inclusive workforce in the U.S. This effort will begin in Iowa, home of Lee Container, to develop more employment opportunities for autistic people and people with intellectual…
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University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development Receives Kessler Foundation Grant

Kessler Foundation Grants $450,000 to the University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development Innovative Supported Employment Approaches to be Piloted in Three Midwestern States The Kessler Foundation has awarded a two-year, $450,000 Signature Employment Grant to the University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD) to launch the Midwest Disability Employment Consortium: Just…
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