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Adult Life, Work

OPWDD

Learn about services from the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).

Adult Life, Work

Employment Opportunities for Students

Gain skills and explore career interests through work readiness programs for youth.

Adult Life, Work

SSI Employment Support

Individuals receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits who are interested in becoming employed have access to supports built in by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that help protect their benefits.

Adult Life, Advocacy

Housing Discrimination and Accommodations

When facing housing discrimination, learn about your rights under the law and how to file a complaint.

Adult Life, Work

Interview Tips for Young Adults with Disabilities

Job interviews provide a unique opportunity to reflect on one’s strengths, skills, and achievements. Here are some tips to help prepare for an upcoming job interview.

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Preparing for Work

With planning, preparation, and self-advocacy, individuals can engage in meaningful and enjoyable work experiences.

Adult Life, Special Education, Transition Planning

TASC: The New GED

Replacing the GED, young adults may take the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) to earn a high school equivalency diploma.

Adult Life, Advocacy, College

College Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Learn about the types of accommodations that may be available and how to request them.

Adult Life

Independent Living Centers

Independent Living Centers are community-based, independent nonprofits that provide services helping people with disabilities lead independent, productive, and meaningful lives.