Training Materials and Publications

Materiales de capacitación y publicaciones en español


Abuse

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Benefits

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Deinstitutionalization

  • Keeping the Promise: Self Advocates Defining the Meaning of Community Living
  • Living Options Checklist (ICF and CCF): A checklist for you to use when evaluating ICF or CCF living options.
  • Living Options Checklist (ILS and SLS): Questions you should ask when interviewing ILS or SLS agencies.
  • The Promise of Olmstead: 15 Years Later: The 15th Anniversary of Olmstead video compilation is a DOJ/HHS tribute to the dedicated and brave individuals who have brought to life the Olmstead decision’s promise of community integration for people with disabilities. The video features images and live interviews from disability rights advocates, including Sue Jamieson, the lead attorney in the Olmstead case, and people with disabilities who live independently and fully participate in their communities. The advocates whose stories are featured in the film – Melissa Taylor, Ricardo Thornton, Justin Duvall, Sharon Ledford, and Stefon and Shareen Young-Chavez – all reside in the DC Metro area and participate in their communities. The film also features statements from Secretary of Labor Tom Perez and Associate Attorney General Tony West, highlighting the Civil Rights Division’s Olmstead enforcement efforts, as well as its ongoing commitment to ensuring that people with disabilities can live and participate in, and contribute to, our communities.
  • Voices from the Olmstead Decision: In celebration of the 15th Anniversary of the Olmstead decision, the companion video to — The Promise of Olmstead: 15 Years Later — features the “voices” of individuals with disabilities, family members, advocates, and stakeholders from across the nation whose lives have been positively impacted by Olmstead’s promise of community integration.

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Disability Awareness

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Employment

Why Work is Better
SSAN Employment First Presentation (PDF)
Ticket to Work: Free Support Services for Young Adults in Transition August 31, 2011

Ticket to Work: Free Support Services for People Who Have a Disability and Are Ready to Work, July 11, 2012

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Family Resources

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Government 101

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Health

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Housing

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Individual Program Planning

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Public Meeting Resources

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Safety

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Self Advocacy

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Self-Determination

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Special Education

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Technology

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Transition

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Transportation

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