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Title:  Adaptation/Accommodations/Technology

Audience:                  Learner with LD; Teacher

Key Words:               Accommodations; Webliography

Publication Date:      2004

URL:                          http://ldlink.coe.utk.edu/adaptations.htm

Abstract/Summary: Resource discusses adaptations and accommodations, assistive technology, and costs.


Title:  Directory of State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies

Audience:                  Learner with LD

Key Words:               General information; Webliography

Publication Date:      1999

URL:                          http://www.ssa.gov/work/ServiceProviders/rehabproviders.html

Abstract/Summary: This online directory of state vocational rehabilitation agencies provides addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail and Internet links to the agencies when available.


Title:  Disability Employment 101

Audience:                  Employer

Key Words:               Business best practices; ADA; Webliography

Publication Date:      2005

URL:                       http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/products/employmentguide/index.html

Abstract/Summary: This document is an employment planning guide to help employers prepare to employ people with disabilities. It was jointly developed by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Workforce Preparation. The guide includes sections on finding qualified workers with disabilities, cultivating the next generation of qualified workers, learning from other businesses, putting research into practice in the workplace, business tax credits and reduced labor costs, and reasonable accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It also has a 6 page annotated webliography of general and federal resources.


Title:  Disclosure & Confidentiality – Your Decisions

Audience:                  Learner with LD

Key Words:               Disclosure; Webliography

Publication Date:      2004

URL:                          http://ldlink.coe.utk.edu/confidentiality.htm

Abstract/Summary: Resource provides help in thinking through the decision to disclose, including benefits and risks.


Title:  Fact Sheet: Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

Audience:                  Teacher; Employer

Key Words:               Comprehensive; Webliography

Publication Date:      2002

URL:                          http://www.onestops.info/article.php?article_id=45

Abstract/Summary: This fact sheet provides information about attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder, some characteristics to look for in an employee, and a resource list for additional information.


Title:  Fact Sheet: Learning Disabilities

Audience:                  Teacher; Employer

Key Words:               Comprehensive; Webliography

Publication Date:      2002

URL:                          http://www.onestops.info/article.php?article_id=47&subcat_id=15

Abstract/Summary: This fact sheet provides general information about learning disabilities, some characteristics to look for in an employee, and a resource list for additional info.


Title:  National Center on Workforce and Disability/Adult

Audience:                  Employer

Key Words:               Business best practices; ADA; Webliography

Publication Date:      2002-

URL:                          http://www.onestops.info/

Abstract/Summary: The National Center on Workforce and Disability/Adult (NCWD) provides training, technical assistance, policy analysis, and information to improve access for people with various disabilities in the workforce development system. The following are NCWD resources:

Americans with Disabilities Act & Other Legal Information

Employer Tips on Interviewing Applicants with Disabilities

Basic Etiquette: People With Mental Retardation/Cognitive Disabilities

Checklist: Finding Jobs for Customers with Disabilities

Job Development for People with Disabilities: Overview

Simple Screening Tool for a Learning Disability

Americans with Disabilities Act - Focus on Employment

Developmental Disabilities Resources

Dispelling Myths about the Americans with Disabilities Act

Fact Sheet: Learning Disabilities

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) P.L. 101-336 Overview

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title 1: Employment

One-Stop Centers: A Guide for Job Seekers with Disabilities

Financial Incentives for Hiring People with Disabilities

Purchase or download Access for All: A Resource Manual for Meeting the Needs of One-Stop Customers with Disabilities (2001)

Job Accommodation Examples

The Americans with Disabilities Act: Employment Rights of Individuals with Disabilities

Why Employers Hire People with Disabilities

One-Stop Career Centers: Serving People with Disabilities

Basic Facts: People with Disabilities

One-Stop System: Legal Guidelines & Requirements for Serving People with Disabilities

NCWD/A News 2(1): Job-Seeking Materials for Customers with Disabilities

Myths and Facts About People with Disabilities

The Americans with Disabilities Act: Employer Responsibilities

Basic Etiquette: People with Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Resources

Resources on the Americans with Disabilities Act

Transportation for People with Disabilities

Youth Services and Individuals with Disabilities

Case Studies on the Implementation of the Workforce Investment Act: Focus on Involving People with Disabilities

Improvements to the SSDI and SSI Work Incentives and Expanded Availability of Health Care Services to Workers with Disabilities under the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999.

Four Strategies to Find a Good Job: Advice from Job Seekers with Disabilities

Evaluating Your Agency and Its Services: A Checklist for Job Seekers with Disabilities

Diagnosing Learning Disabilities and Empowering Individuals in School and in the Workplace

Businesses Can "Do Good" and "Do Well" Through Tax Breaks Offered To Companies That Hire People With Disabilities


Title:  National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth

Audience:                  Learner with LD

Key Words:               LD success stories; Webliography

Publication Date:      2002

URL:                          http://www.ncwd-youth.info/

Abstract/Summary: NCWD/Youth assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve youth with disabilities. NCWD/Youth strives to ensure that youth with disabilities are provided full access to high quality services in integrated settings in order to maximize their opportunities for employment and independent living. Site includes resources and publications, links, promising practices.


Title:  Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

Audience:                  Teacher

Key Words:               Webliography

Publication Date:      2005

URL:                         
http://www.ldonline.org/indepth/nonverbal

Abstract/Summary: Resource contains abstracts and links to information about nonverbal Learning Disabilities.


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