Secure Your Financial Future

If you have been out of work or financially impacted by the COVID–19 pandemic, you are not alone.

PACER Center’s Independent Living

Click on links for video clips on independent living.

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability’s Youth in Action – Becoming a Stronger Self-Advocate

Link to an article and tip sheets for ways to become a stronger self-advocate, with links to tools to help you within the article.

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability’s Youth in Action – The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities

A 99-page workbook on identifying your disability and how to disclose it to others. Workbook offers information and practice opportunities.

PACER Center’s Video on 411 Disability Disclosure

Watch a YouTube video on disclosing disabilities to colleges and employers.

PACER Center’s Handout on The ADA, Section 504 & Postsecondary Education

Download a three-page handout Q & A on the ADA, Section 504 and Postsecondary Education.

PACER Center’s My Disability Rights

Click on links for information on different laws and acts that support youth with disabilities.

PACER Center’s Training and College Opportunities

Click on links to different types of information on college help and different programs available for college students with disabilities.

Y-TAC’s VR Toolkit for SSI Youth

Tips, checklists and tools to support successful work outcomes for youth receiving SSI.

US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability and Employment Policy’s Skills to Pay the Bills Video Series

A series of seven short videos that talk about different soft skills needed to work independently.

Social Security Administration’s “What You Need to Know About Your Supplemental Security Income (SSI) When You Turn 18”

A 24-page brochure from the Social Security Administration on working and receiving SSI benefits after you turn 18.

PACER Center’s Employment Stories (services offered by VR)

Click on short video clips that tell how vocational rehabilitation services can help you with work of all kinds.