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.
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.
There are some important employment related bills that were passed by the House of Delegates and that must be acted on by the Senate.
The House of Delegates has already taken significant steps to improve employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
We are monitoring legislation that will impact the employment of people with disabilities.
Christie used to spend her time waiting for resources. Now, she spends her time working at her new job. Find out how we advocated for Christie's employment.
Randall no longer has to face obstacles in finding employment. He is now working! Find out how we advocated for Randall's employment.
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...
Here’s the latest on proposed bills that would impact the rights of people with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and under general employment laws: