Cal. Welfare and Institutions Code §§4869

California

~~“In furtherance of the purposes of this division to make services and supports available to enable persons with developmental disabilities to approximate the pattern of everyday living available to people without disabilities of the same age, to support the integration of persons with developmental disabilities into the mainstream life of the community, and to bring about more independent, productive, and normal lives for the persons served, it is the policy of the state that opportunities for integrated, competitive employment shall be given the highest priority for working age individuals with developmental disabilities, regardless of the severity of their disabilities. This policy shall be known as the Employment First Policy”.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Legislation
Systems: 
  • Other
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
Other: 
  • State Council on Developmental Disabilities
Date Enacted: 
06/03/2017
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