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General Conference: June 20-22, 2017. Pre-Conference: June 19, 2017.  Portland, Oregon

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WIOA: What it Means for Employment First

This two-hour webinar provides an update on WIOA implementation and its impact on Employment First. Did you miss this webinar? The recording is now available to purchase. 

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Executive Director Blog

“One of the many reasons that I wanted to join the APSE national team just over a year ago is that I realized that there were a number of distinct and strong movements that were developing that seemed to be converging at a national level.  A perfect storm of opportunity to fully achieve competitive integrated employment was clearly on the horizon…”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Legislative News

CPSD Issue Brief: Is Supported Employment a Good Investment?

Or Are Sheltered Workshops Cheaper to Operate? In this economic climate, vocational programs for adults with disabilities have to compete for the limited funds available. In order to obtain these funds, service providers have to demonstrate the fiscal merits of their...

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Rhode Island DOJ Settlement

The Department of Justice and State of Rhode Island have reached a “landmark” agreement regarding segregated sheltered workshops and adult day programs. According to the settlement, Rhode Island will provide supported employment placements to approximately 2,000...

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APSE On The Hill

On Monday, APSE’s Ryley Newport joined fellow members of the Collaboration to Promote Self Determination in a meeting with the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) Michael Yudin and his staff to share...

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WIA Reauthorization Update

As you may know, the House and Senate are in active discussions and may be moving closer to reaching a compromise on language for the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act. APSE’s primary concerns of Section 511 and the move of RSA from the Department of...

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