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Self Advocacy for Supportive Employment
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Self Advocacy for Supportive Employment

Jake Smith called dLCV with his mother’s support when he received notification that DARS was going to be closing his case With dLCV assistance, Jake was hired by a local non-profit, and DARS agreed to assist him in getting a start date for employment and supporting him at his new job.

Our View of the Legislature: Employment
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Our View of the Legislature: Employment

With almost two weeks of the 2021 session still to go, the disability community can celebrate several significant accomplishments, especially in the area of employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

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February 14, 2019 – Legislative Highlights

2019 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights February 14, 2019 The work of legislative committees is now wrapping up.  Although “sine die,” the end of the session, is scheduled for February 23, most committees expect to conclude their work this week. Here’s the latest on proposed bills that would impact the rights of people with disabilities...