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President George W. Bush signs the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990.

The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act – An Overview

Nov 15, 2016 Resources

Overview of the ADAAA and its interpretation of the ADA’s definition of “disability.”

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Three workforce development professionals engage during a professional development session.

Developing a Professional Development System for Youth Service Professionals

Aug 26, 2012 Publication
Briefs

This InfoBrief makes the case for a comprehensive professional development system for youth service professionals and proposing next steps for systems, professionals, and policy makers.

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A male youth works with his mental health counselor

Supporting Transition to Adulthood Among Youth with Mental Health Needs: Action Steps for Policymakers

Sep 15, 2009 Publication
Briefs

Policy brief reviewing the challenges faced by young people with mental health needs and suggesting service delivery system improvements for this population.

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Business meeting to blend and braid funding streams to support program sustainability and success. Also, charts and colorful stickie notes.

Performance Data and Youth with Disabilities (Workforce Investment Act)

Aug 06, 2009 Publication
Fact Sheets

2007 analysis of WIB performance data focusing on how youth with disabilities were being served in the U.S. workforce development system.

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Diverse group of high school students in class

Preparing All Youth for Academic and Career Readiness: Implications for High School Policy and Practice

Nov 03, 2008 Publication
Briefs

Paper investigating challenges faced by states, districts, and schools, and action to be taken, in order to provide all youth with the needed academic and career readiness skills.

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Tunnel through rock cliffs

Tunnels and Cliffs: A Guide for Workforce Development Practitioners and Policymakers serving Youth with Mental Health Needs

May 15, 2008 Publication
Guides

This is a guide providing practical information and resources for youth service professionals and policymakers to help them improve service delivery systems for youth with mental health needs.

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