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- OH Employment First Executive Order: March 2012 Governor’s Executive Order establishing an Employment First Policy and Taskforce to Expand Community Employment Opportunities for Working-Age Ohioans with Developmental Disabilities – www.olrs.ohio.gov/sites/olrs.ohio.gov/files/u5/gov-employ-exec-order-2012-05k.pdf
- OH Employment First Legislation: Sec. 5123.022 of FY 2014 Budget Bill (H.B. 59) that includes language making Ohio’s Employment First policy for individuals with developmental disabilities state law – www.legislature.state.oh.us/BillText130/130_HB_59_EN_N.html
- OH SELF Waiver Employment First Policy: Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities Self Empowered Life (SELF) Waiver, effective July 1, 2012, that institutes Employment First Policy. Documents available include waiver (Employment First reference on p. 76), Employment First Form, and PowerPoint providing overview of SELF Waiver – http://odmrdd.state.oh.us/medicaid/Pages/Self-Empowered-Life-Funding-(SELF)-waiver-.aspx
- People First of Ohio Call to Action: “Blazing New Trails to Employment” document from People First of Ohio, advocating for specific strategies to implement Employment First – www.disabilityrightsohio.org/sites/default/files/ux/pfo-summary-apr-2012.pdf
- OH Employment First Form: Form required for completion if an individual does not choose community employment – http://dodd.ohio.gov/medicaid/Documents/DODD%20Employment%20First%20Form1.pdf