Mississippi Autism Advisory Council “2016 Report to Legislature”

Mississippi

“Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services Office of Vocational Rehabilitation recognizes the importance of emphasizing the strengths and contributions that many of the clients with ASD can offer businesses. Individual characteristics such as punctuality, attention to detail, consistency, reliability, or good visual-spatial or mechanical skills can make these individuals more attractive to employers. Vocational Rehabilitation counselors utilize different tools in seeking employment options for clients with ASD; they include but are not limited to: o Person-Centered Planning (PCP): where an action plan is developed to provide directions in employment by identifying client desires, dreams and employment goals. o Customized Employment (CE): Includes discovery, profile portfolio, resume, and negotiation with employers and job placement.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policy
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Customized Employment
Other: 
  • Mississippi Autism Advisory Council
Date Enacted: 
09/08/2016
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