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For job seekers who want information about working in the community. Resources on work and benefits, supports and tips on finding a job.

 


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BenefitsBenefits

How I Want to Spend My Time PDF file

How I Want to Spend My Time

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Tool to identify choices and goals to share with service providers.

Leadership Through Personal Change – Having My Own Business PDF file Video

Leadeship Through Personal Change-Having My Own Business

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How to create a business plan and follow simple steps to start your own business. Video and workbook.

Leadership Through Personal Change – Finding a Job PDF file

Leadership Through Personal Change - Finding a Job

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THINK–PLAN–DO method is used to find a new job. Video and workbook.

Leadership Through Personal Change – Building a Career PDF: PDF file Video

Leadership Through Personal Change - Building a Career

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How to use a mentor and support to plan for a career. Video and workbook.

Learn About Series: Employment Incentives PDF file

Learn About Series: Employment Incentives

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Learn about working and keeping benefits.

My Choice, My Future PDF file

My Choice, My Future

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Tool to think about goals and share with support team.

Work is for All PDF file Video

Work is for All

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CA DD Council video highlights successful employees with disabilities. (Video, information books)

Working While Disabled-How We Can Help PDF file

Working While Disabled-How We Can Help

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Going to work does not mean problems with SSI!

Talent Knows No Limits Website

Talent Knows No Limits

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Array of resources – from career building to benefits.

Disability.gov – A Guide to Employment Website

Disability.gov - A Guide to Employment

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Guides and resources.

Real Jobs for Real Pay PDF file PDF file

Real Jobs for Real Pay

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Riot magazine – Learn about what gets in the way of real jobs for real pay. Two issues of Riot Magazine written by and for self-advocates who want to learn more about sheltered workshops, working and benefits in plain language.

Social Security Administration – PASS Website

Social Security Administration - PASS

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Plan to Achieve Self-Support.

Social Security Administration – Red Book Website

Social Security Administration - Red Book

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Guide to Work Incentives.

Social Security Administration – SSI Website

Social Security Administration - SSI

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SSA – SSI information.

APSE Employment First – Job Seekers Website

APSE Employment First - Job Seekers

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Guidance for people with disabilities seeking employment.

Choose Work Video

Choose Work

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Easy-to-understand overview of Ticket To Work.

Disability Benefits 101 Website

Disability Benefits 101

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Plain facts about keeping benefits when a person with disabilities.

Plan to Achieve Self-Support Website

Plan to Achieve Self-Support

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Resource for Plan to Achieve Self-Support.

Ticket to Work Website

Ticket to Work

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Social Security program provides choices in employment services and access to meaningful work.

Quality Mall – Self-Advocates Website

Quality Mall - Self-Advocates

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Online list of supports for job seekers with disabilities. Videos, books and websites.

Working While Disabled – How We Can Help PDF file

Working While Disabled - How We Can Help

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SSA resource on SSI, Medicaid and working.

Work and Tax Incentives Website

Work and Tax Incentives

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Financial education and asset development.

 

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Job supportsJob supports

Learn About Series: Accommodations on the Job PDF file

Learn About Series: Accommodations on the Job

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Learn about changes in the workplace that make it possible for people with disabilities to work.

Disability Benefits 101 – Benefits and Work Calculator Website

Disability Benefits 101 – Benefits and Work Calculator

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Easy-to-use calculator for income, benefits, and health coverage – if a person goes to work.

Project Search – East Bay Innovations Website

Project Search - East Bay Innovations

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On-the-job training and placement.

Job Accommodations Network Website

Job Accommodations Network

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Guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology Website

Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology

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Promote employment and career advancement of people with disabilities through accessible technology.

Quality Mall – Work Incentives Website

Quality Mall - Work Incentives

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Resource listings for job seekers with disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Website

 Equal Eemplyment Opportunity Commission

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Tips on obtaining federal jobs.

Disability Rights California-Employment Supports and Incentives PDF file

Disability Rights California-Employment Supports and Incentives

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What happens to SSI Benefits when a person goes to work?

CA Dept. of Rehabilitation – FAQs Website

CA Dept. of Rehabilitation - FAQs

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Frequently asked questions about employment and support for people with disabilities.

 

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Tips on finding a jobTips on finding a job

Learn About Series: Ways to Find Jobs PDF file

Learn About Series: Ways to Find Jobs

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Helps people with disabilities understand importance of employment, and using community to find jobs.

Adventures in Business Website

Adventures in Business

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Examples of small businesses operated by people with developmental disabilities.

Resumes and Interviews Website

Resumes and Interviews

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Help with writing a resume, preparing for interviews.

Writing a Resume Website

Writing a Resume

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Tips on writing a resume pamphlets (purchase).

Applying for a Job Website

Applying for a Job

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Tips on applying for a job pamphlets (purchase).

Interviewing for a Job Website

Interviewing for a Job

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Tips on interviewing for a job pamphlets (purchase).

Succeeding at a Job Website

Succeeding at a Job

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Tips for success on the job pamphlets (purchase).

Finding a Job Website

Finding a Job

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Tips for finding a job pamphlets (purchase).

Disability.Gov – Self-Employment Website

Disability.Gov - Self-Employment

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Guidance on self-employment and related issues.

 

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The Facts The Facts

The Facts

For exploring government and advocacy resources with information about disability related laws, programs and tools.