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

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.

Making the Move to Managing Your Own Personal Assistance Services (PAS): A Toolkit for Youth with Disabilities Transitioning to Adulthood The National Center on Workforce and Disability/Youth (NCWD) PDF

This toolkit guides users through deciding if Personal Assistance Services (PAS) would be a good support for them while living independently and pursuing school or employment. It addresses how to identify your needs and write a clear job description, interview and select PAS candidates, and manage and evaluate the PAS.