I want to make my own decisions about where I work. How can I do that?

Self-Advocacy: Opening the Door to One Stop Career Center Services? Fact Sheet The Virginia Commonwealth University Rehabilitation Research and Training Center PDF

Learn how being a self-advocate can help you maximize the quality of services received at a One-Stop Career Center and find the job you want!

Networking: A Consumer Guide to an Effective Job Search The Institute for Community Inclusion PDF

This guide demystifies “networking,” including what it means, how you do it, and how it can help you land the perfect job! It also provides some sample questions to ask during an informational interview.

The Work Site: About the Ticket to Work Program The Social Security Administration URL

This Web site explains the Ticket to Work Program and other Social Security Administration programs and work incentives that help you transition into work without losing your benefits.

The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities The National Center on Workforce and Disability/Youth (NCWD) PDF

This interactive workbook guides young adults through making the decision about disclosing their disabilities using a self-determination framework.