APSE believes in Employment First.
Real jobs for real pay for all people with disabilities.
Employment First Is
Advocacy & Professional Development Updates
Policy work & advocacy opportunities, including:
The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is hosting a national online dialogue until June 14th to gather perspectives on Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Input from people with disabilities, families, employment providers and employers is critical.
Diverse learning experiences, including:
From Workshops to Workplaces: Achieving the Goals of Employment First
Many service provider agencies want to change their business model but aren’t sure how to do it. This comprehensive eLearning course provides the best tips and strategies from experts in the field for transformation from a congregate service delivery model to integrated and community-based employment services …
The ESPCC approved updates to the requirements for continuing education (CE) credits for CESP recertification. Credit hour changes have been made to several categories for available activities, as well as…Read More
The Certified Employment Support Professional™ (CESP) certification is working on regular exam development to create a new exam form. This is part of regular exam maintenance as part of a…Read More
APSE in Your Community
APSE — the Association of People Supporting Employment First
- 3,000+ members and growing national non-profit membership organization
- Chapters in 39 states and the District of Columbia, with members from all 50 states and Puerto Rico, and several foreign countries
- Members include individuals with disabilities, families, disability professionals, and businesses
APSE Established 1988
The only national organization to focus exclusively on inclusive employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities.