Sunday, May 29, 2016

Businesses Offered Cash To Hire Workers With Disabilities

In an effort to find more community-based employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities, businesses are being offered cash to take on workers with special needs. https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2016/04/19/businesses-cash-disabilities/22193/

Feds: Relying On Nursing Homes For Those With Disabilities Not OK

The Obama administration is threatening legal action after an investigation found a state unnecessarily relying on nursing homes to provide disability services in violation of the ADA. https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2016/05/03/feds-nursing-homes-not-ok/22257/

Voc Rehab Often Leads To Low-Paying Jobs For Those With Autism

Most people with autism who receive vocational rehabilitation services exit the program with a job, a new report finds, but such employment is typically part-time and low paid.  https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2016/05/03/voc-rehab-low-paying-autism/22264/