Youth Advisory Council (YAC)
Have a Job! (Employment):
The following Internet web sites are listed for your convenience. This is not all-inclusive, nor should it be considered an endorsement of the accuracy of, or support for, the information/views expressed in each site.
- Going To Work: A Guide to Social Security Benefits and Employment for Young People with Disabilities
- This booklet provides basic information about Social Security disability and health benefit programs.
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- Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA)
The website has general information about free services and eligibility, and online resources for individuals with disabilities returning to work.
- KASA- Work resources:
This page has reports [real life stories told by youth and young adults with disabilities] and links to other organizations and agencies that can give you information about work.
- National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth:
NCWD/Youth is your source for information about employment and youth with disabilities. Experts in disability, education, employment, and workforce development, strive to ensure you will be provided with the highest quality, most relevant information available.
- HRTW Work Resources:
Tools on how to stay healthy so you can succeed in a job!
- Next Steps!:
Steps to career success, including help with resumes, cover letters, and how to find a job!
- Interview Hints:
Tips to ace any job interview! A huge part of getting the job is the first impression you give during the interview.