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Vermont’s Developmental Disability Services in the state Department of Disability and Aging Services, has a number of policies that are in support of an Employment First paradigm. Among these are:
- VT Employment Philosophy: A public stated philosophy that presumes employability for all – http://ddas.vermont.gov/ddas-programs/programs-dds/programs-dds-default-page
- VT Funding Policy: For those receiving employment supports, providing funding only for employment fully integrated within the general workforce, and not allowing use of funds for sheltered workshops or enclaves – pp. 28-29 of System of Care Plan – http://ddas.vermont.gov/what-s-new/whats-new-documents/fy-2013-system-of-care-plan-update-for-developmental-disabilities-services-final
Vermont Supported Employment was just recognized by the Zero Project in Vienna as Innovative Policy 2017