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Employing People with Disabilities: A Menu of State Agency Resources for Massachusetts Employers is a resource guide of Massachusetts state agencies networks and services, that are available to support your business and its employees, and that will help you hire, accommodate, retain, and promote employees with disabilities. Some of the agencies serve a broad population of people with disabilities, while others are focused on a particular type of disability, such as blindness or mental health.PDF | Word
School Days to Pay Days
An employment planning guide for families of young adults with intellectual disabilities.PDF | Word
View web pages of School Days to Pay Days brochure
Innovative Training Program in Healthcare for People with Disabilities PDF |
Massachusetts Career Centers: Best Practices in Accessibility for Customers with Disabilities PDF | Word
Center for Workers with Disabilities Brief - March 2012
Improving Human Services Transportation: The Massachusetts Brokerage and Coordination Model
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Practice Briefs - Transportation
Nine regional multi-stakeholder transportation teams have been working on coordination projects in Massachusetts since 2009. Follow teams' progress in this Practice Brief.
Lessons Learned from Local Transportation Coordination in Massachusetts since 2009 PDF
Lessons Learned from Coordinated Transportation Series: Greater North Shore on the Move PDF
The Massachusetts Institute for Transportation Coordination 2009
The Massachusetts Institute for Transportation Coordination addressed transportation coordination issues at regional and local levels in October 2009.
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2011 Report - One Year after the 2009 Institute for Transportation Coordination: Coordinated Transportation Projects for Transportation Disadvantaged Populations in Massachusetts. The report highlights the lessons learned by our transportation teams and the barriers to coordinated transportation since 2009 "PDF":http://www.umassmed.edu/uploadedFiles/TransportationReportFinal_10March2011.pdf | "Word":http://www.umassmed.edu/uploadedFiles/TransportationReportFinal_10March2011.doc
Issue Briefs provide descriptive information in small “bites” to raise awareness of issues related employment for people with disabilities in Massachusetts.A Profile of Working-Age Adults with Disabilities in Massachusetts PDF | Word
The Geography of Disability in Massachusetts: Prevalence and Affluence PDF | Word
The Geography of Disability in Massachusetts: Household Income PDF | Word
The Geography of Disability in Massachusetts: Labor Force Participation PDF | Word
Practice Briefs - Regional Employment CollaborativesThere are 5 Regional Employment Collaboratives (RECs) across the state of Massachusetts. The RECs are a collaboration of state agencies, community employment service providers, lawmakers, the business community, advocacy organizations and people with disabilities working together to build sustainable and effective employment programs and support services that maximize work opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities, and strengthen the MA workforce.
Below is the listing of practice briefs containing their 2010 accomplishments.
Regional Employment Collaboratives practice brief PDF | Word Partnerships in Employment PDF | Word Bristol Employment Collaborative PDF | Word Metrowest Employment Collaborative PDF | Word Greater Boston Employment Collaborative PDF | Word Central Massachusetts Employment Collaborative PDF | Word
Work Without Limits Executive Summary
The Work Without Limits Executive Summary and Full Strategic Plan are available in Adobe PDF and Microsoft Word formats.
Executive Summary PDF | Word
"Español PDF":http://www.umassmed.edu/uploadedFiles/ExecutiveSummarySpanish_Final.pdf | "Español Word":http://www.umassmed.edu/uploadedFiles/ExecutiveSummarySpanish_Final.docx
Full Strategic Plan PDF | Word