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Employment is a key to full citizenship for Oregonians with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Employment establishes community connections that allow people to become contributing and valued members of their communities. As with all other citizens, for individuals with I/DD, employment has many positive impacts. These impacts include increasing self-worth, building relationships, and access to community resources. Employment improves economic well-being as well as physical and mental health.

Employment is a key to full citizenship for Oregonians with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Employment establishes community connections that allow people to become contributing and valued members of their communities. As with all other citizens, for individuals with I/DD, employment has many positive impacts. These impacts include increasing self-worth, building relationships, and access to community resources. Employment improves economic well-being as well as physical and mental health.
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Employment is a key to full citizenship for Oregonians with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Employment establishes community connections that allow people to become contributing and valued members of their communities. As with all other citizens, for individuals with I/DD, employment has many positive impacts. These impacts include increasing self-worth, building relationships, and access to community resources. Employment improves economic well-being as well as physical and mental health.

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English

Contact:

503-269-7190


Episodes

A family’s employment journey

9/3/2019
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Duration:00:17:40

A Self-Advocate’s Employment Journey

8/20/2019
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Download full script by clicking here. Guests: Gabrielle Guedon, Executive Director of the Oregon Self-Advocacy Coalition, and Julie Huber, policy analyst with the Office of Developmental Disabilities Services

Duration:00:15:46

Retention Policy

7/16/2019
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Duration:00:16:43

Employer’s Perspective on Hiring People with Disabilities

7/2/2019
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Duration:00:18:42

Collaboration Employment First

6/18/2019
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Duration:00:25:20

Behavior Services in the Workplace

6/3/2019
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Duration:00:18:25

Referring People to Vocational Rehabilitation

5/21/2019
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Duration:00:19:31

How to Tell Your Employment First Success Story

5/6/2019
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Duration:00:16:40

Youth Transition Program in Oregon

4/16/2019
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Duration:00:16:29

What is ADL/IADL anyway?

4/2/2019
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Duration:00:19:07

Pre-Employment Transition Services with Vocational Rehabilitation

3/19/2019
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Duration:00:22:36

Tips on Having the Employment Conversation

3/5/2019
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Duration:00:20:12

Building an Employment Plan That Works

2/19/2019
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Duration:00:23:12

History of Employment First in Oregon

2/4/2019
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Duration:00:21:46