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116th Congress calls for the phasing out of 14(c), advances Competitive Integrated Employment

Welcome to the 2019 legislative season and the 116th Congress! It’s been a wild ride so far. Yet while January got off to a rocky start, being in the midst…

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Seattle High Schoolers Celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month Shows a Bright Future

You are never too young to recognize that success and disability are not mutually exclusive. Seattle’s Roosevelt High School used National Disability Employment Month (NDEAM) to drive that point home….

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Some Say “Employer,” Others Say “Congregate Employment Setting”

Be aware of the details on Trump team’s potential changes to rules on jobs for individuals with disabilities.

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It’s time to #ExpandABLE

Contact your member of Congress or U.S. Senators TODAY and ask them to cosponsor the ABLE Adjustment Act! #ExpandABLE Join APSE in supporting passage of important legislation designed to expand…

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CESP Growth: Feature on Minnesota

In the world of supported employment, the need for effectively trained, professional direct support staff – often referred to as job coaches, employment specialists and career counselors – has never…

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APSE’s Letter of Support for the Introduction of the Disability Employment Incentive Act of 2018

On behalf of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), I write in support of your introduction of the Disability Employment Incentive Act of 2018. We commend you for your leadership in championing disability employment in the Senate.

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Statement Regarding the Department of Education’s Notice to Revise the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Regulations

The Collaboration to Promote Self Determination (CPSD), the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), and the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) are dedicated to the full inclusion, independence and…

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If you love the Americans with Disabilities Act, it’s time to call your representative!

It’s Valentine’s Day, which is a day to celebrate the things and people we keep close to our heart. With a bill to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)…

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A Statement from APSE on the Proposed ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017

A Statement from APSE on the Proposed ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 If passed the act would chip away at the rights of American with disabilities. APSE stands…

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Get Your Game Face On: APSE Offers the Tools to Expand Your Advocacy Strategy

APSE believes that it’s important to make your voice heard –that effective advocacy goes beyond just finding your voice.

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House GOP Passes Bill to Gut ACA, APSE is Taking the Fight to the Senate

Now is the time to get ready. Now is the time to become active in the advocacy efforts. Now is the time to prepare for the work we will need to do to stop this bill in the Senate.

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I’m Just a Bill…Effective Legislative Advocacy Starts with the Basics

Do you still remember how a bill becomes law?

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APSE's Message is Clear: Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Be Catastrophic for Americans with Disabilities and Agencies that Serve Them

After months of draft proposals, Congressional Republican leaders have made their move on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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APSE Offers a New Tool for Transformation

APSE has heard your call for cost-effective, reliable resources. That’s why we developed our new, comprehensive eLearning course, From Workshops to Workplaces: Achieving the Goals of Employment First.

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The Affordable Care Act: Where Are We?

How Does the Affordable Care Act Benefit Americans with Disabilities?

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