Navigating employment options can be stressful and time consuming. Those with disabilities can sometimes face challenges and obstacles to finding employment. Our goal for this section is to build a center with helpful links that can help guide those with Duchenne through the best possible resources for when looking for employment.
The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), founded in 1988, is the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
NCSET Article on preparing youth with disabilities for professional employment
Resource for career exploration, training & jobs
Empowering Individuals & Veterans with Disabilities
Not-for-profit providing scholarships, fellowships and professional development for individuals with disabilities
Resources for Professional, Youth, Workforce, and High School Development
Free consulting services for individuals with physical or intellectual limitations that affect employment.
Statewide vocational rehabilitation offices
Article from Monster.com
Tips from the US Equal Opportunity Employment Commission
Public-private network that works to increase employment for qualified job seekers with disabilities.
US Department of Labor
US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
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