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Rewarding Work: Recruiting Direct Support Workers Through the Web - Webcast

This Web cast covers a brief background to the development of the Rewarding Work Web site, consumer involvement in the design, description of key features of the Web site, searchable items on the job application, how workers and individual employers use the site, related components of the Rewarding Work campaign, and how individual states are linking Rewarding Work to their systems change efforts.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49874

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Colorado Department of Human Services Website

CDHS oversees the state’s 64 county departments of social/human services, the public mental health system, the system of services for people with developmental disabilities, the state’s juvenile corrections system and all state and veterans’ nursing homes. Find information on Adult, Disability, and Rehabilitation services, Office of Self-Sufficiency, Behavioral Health and Housing, Office of State and Veterans Nursing Homes, Children, Youth and Families, and the Office of Performance Improvement.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49873

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Increasing the Quality of Lives and Saving Money: Nebraska\'s Comprehensive Service Delivery Model for Assistive Technology and Home Modifications

This PowerPoint document reports some of Nebraska's services to promote accessibility. Topics of the presentation include employment, independent living, and housing.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49822

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Long Term Care Careers in Massachusetts Website

Long term care facilities need qualified and caring staff to provide health care and support services to their elderly and disabled residents. Facilities offer competitive wages and benefits, flexible work schedules and opportunities for professional advancement. For those considering a career in long term care the website is an excellent resource. The site also offers information on education and training programs, upcoming career events and scholarship opportunities.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49788

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When the Americans with Disabilities Act Goes Online

This paper analyzes and answers the critical question: Does the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) apply to commercial and other private sector Web sites, and if so, what does it require. Much discussion of this question seems to be conducted without careful attention to the case law and other authorities that have already built-up around this question.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49758

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Systems Change Grants for Community Living: Compendium Second Edition

The Compendium contains basic information about each of the Systems Change Grantees. Each section is alphabetical by state. Information for each state includes: the name of the grantee organization, the title of the grant, the type of grant, the amount awarded and fiscal year awarded, the primary contacts for each grant, the target populations to be served under the grant, the primary goals and activities of each grant project, and a brief description of the grant activities.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49678

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