Inclusive Reskilling and Upskilling Policies

Self employment tech assistance

Provide direct assistance to persons with disability in providing accommodation computer, other hardware and software to support their self employment and/or business startup.  Provide guidance to State Voc Rehab to remove delays and barriers due to not understanding the impacts of Covid on persons with disabilities… including vision, hearing, cognitive and processing of information that is only provided virtually by... more »

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Encourage Participation in Apprenticeship Programs among PwDs

States should consider developing a legislative committee on apprenticeship, or revise existing committees, to address apprenticeship opportunities for people with disabilities, and develop strategies for encouraging greater participation in apprenticeship programs for traditionally underrepresented segments of the labor force.

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Disability-Inclusive Apprenticeship Task Force

Apprenticeship programs can play a critical role in bolstering workforce inclusion by engaging underserved segments of the workforce facing unique barriers to the labor market. Inclusive apprenticeship programs benefit all workers, including people with disabilities. State and local policymakers may want to consider establishing a task force to develop industry-specific recommendations for diversifying apprenticeship... more »

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