ABLE Act

 ABLE Act National Resource Center

https://www.realeconomicimpact.org/public-policy/able-act

 Oregon ABLE Act Status

http://ablenrc.org/state-review/oregon

 Disability Rights Oregon

https://droregon.org/will-able-act-help/

 Arc of Oregon: Able Accounts versus Special Needs Trust

http://www.thearcoregon.org/able-accounts-vs-special-needs-trusts/

 Proposed changes

https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2016/03/22/congress-tweaks-able-accounts/22074/

WIOA

National Association of Work Boards, Overview

http://www.nawb.org/documents/Publications/WIOA_Overview.pdf

 US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration Overview

https://www.doleta.gov/wioa/Overview.cfm

Oregon Plan

DRAFT – VR Portion of the State of Oregon Workforce System Unified State Plan 2016-2019

www.oregon.gov/DHS/EMPLOYMENT/VR/Documents/DRAFT%20VR%20STATE%20PLAN%202016-2019.pdf

Social Security

Social Security Work Incentives:

Red Book on Social Security Work Incentives                                               https://www.ssa.gov/redbook/documents/TheRedBook2016.pdf

Ticket to Work Resources:

For Providers:             www.yourtickettowork.com

For Job Seekers:          www.choosework.net

Plan to Achieve Self Support:

Working While Disabled: A Guide to Plans for Achieving Self-Support https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-11017.pdf

Social Security Administration: Spotlight on Plan to Achieve Self Support https://www.ssa.gov/ssi/spotlights/spot-plans-self-support.htm

National Disability Institute – Plans for Achieving Self Support https://www.realeconomicimpact.org/asset-building-opportunities/plan-for-achieving-self-support-(pass)

Links to Employment Videos

Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities: Success Stories

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tirIcgIHeX4

Office of Disability Employment Policy Videos on Customized Employment

http://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/customizedemployment.htm

Articles

Working with schools: What employment providers need to know for successful collaboration by Teresa Grossi and Faith Thomas

Evidence-Based Practices & Predictors in Transition by Vidya Munandar and Sarah Carlson

Great Books

Callahan, M., Shumpert, N., Condon, E. (2009). Discovery: Charting the course to employment. Marc Gold and Associates, Gautier, MS.

Callahan, M., Shumpert, N., Condon, E. (2009). Profiles: Capturing the information of discovery. Marc Gold and Associates, Gautier, MS.

Callahan, M., Shumpert, N., Condon, E. (2009). The customized plan for employment. Marc Gold and Associates, Gautier, MS.

Griffin, G., Hammis, D., and Geary, T. (2007). The job developer’s handbook. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company. Second edition coming soon!

Griffin, C., Hammis, D., Keeton, B, and Sullivan, M. (2014). Making self-employment work for people with disabilities. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company.