Essential Guide to School Transition, Competitive Integrated Employment, and Compliance with the ADA, Olmstead, and Section 511 of WIOA

Essential Guide to School Transition, Competitive Integrated Employment, and Compliance with the ADA, Olmstead, and Section 511 of WIOA

The Essential Guide to School Transition, Competitive Integrated Employment, and Compliance with the ADA, Olmstead, and Section 511 of WIOA (The Essential Guide) summarizes the current landscape of law and policy regarding youth with disabilities in transition from school to work. The Essential Guide focuses solely on employment, and synthesizes multiple federal statutes and regulations to provide a clear and accessible analysis and explanation of current legal requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Supreme Court’s Olmstead v. L.C. (1999) decision, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1990 (IDEA), and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA). The Essential Guide contents include: 1) Summary of legal requirements and best practices for identifying youth, sharing data, and coordinating service delivery; 2) Successful strategies for WIOA Pre-Employment Transition Services to prevent unnecessary segregation and fulfill employment goals of the IDEA; 3) An Overview of Title I of WIOA (Workforce Development, American Job Centers, and Employers); and 4) An Overview of WIOA Provisions Related to Serving Out-of-School Youth with Disabilities and Related Resources.