APSE believes in Employment First
Real jobs for real pay for all people with disabilities.
Employment First Is
Advocacy & Professional Development Updates
Application opens September 1. Employment support professionals (ESPs) can earn their Certified Employment Support Professional™ (CESP) credential.
Professionals that have demonstrated a sufficient level of knowledge and skill to provide integrated employment services to a variety of populations.
Organizations and training entities providing continuing education may submit their trainings to be pre-approved for CESP Continuing Education (CE) credit. The Pre-Approval page and application provide full details about the…Read More
Tell Congress #WhatWeNeed in Package 4! Tell Congress to address the critical needs of people with disabilities in the next COVID-19 relief package! It has been 2 months since the…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.