If you have been out of work or financially impacted by the COVID–19 pandemic, you are not alone.
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.
Watch a YouTube video on disclosing disabilities to colleges and employers.
Download a three-page handout Q & A on the ADA, Section 504 and Postsecondary Education.
Click on links for information on different laws and acts that support youth with disabilities.
Click on links to different types of information on college help and different programs available for college students with disabilities.
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.
Click on short video clips that tell how vocational rehabilitation services can help you with work of all kinds.