New York Plan to Increase Competitive Employment Opportunities for People with Developmental Disabilities

New York

In accordance with the Health System Transformation for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Agreement as defined in the Special Terms and Conditions, this document sets forth New York State’s strategies and plan toward increasing competitive employment. This plan describes specific strategies to: increase the number of individuals engaged in competitive employment; increase the number of students that transition from high school to competitive employment; collaborate with the educational system to ensure that stakeholders are aware of employment services; and transition workshop participants to competitive employment or other meaningful community activities.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policy
Systems: 
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Segregated Day & Employment Services
  • Provider Transformation
Date Enacted: 
05/01/2014
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