PARTNERING FOR CAREER SUCCESS

An employment guide for employers and employees with Down syndrome and other disabilities

#DSWORKS® Resource Guide

RESUME RESOURCES

                        

Resume Guide                               Resume Checklist                          Resume Template

GUIDE ME & WATCH ME SUCCEED

The #DSWORKS® Program is proud to present Guide Me & Watch Me Succeed. This valuable resource is designed to support employers as they train their employees with Down syndrome.

Please contact Matteo Lieb with the #DSWORKS® program if you have any questions or are interested in partnering with us!

DOWNLOAD ONE-PAGER HERE      DOWNLOAD FULL RESOURCE HERE

VALUED, ABLE & READY TO WORK: EMPLOYING INDIVIDUALS WITH DOWN SYNDROME

This guide is intended to educate employers on hiring people with Down syndrome by highlighting benefits, suggesting tips for success, identifying some challenges, sharing success stories and providing resources.

Valued Able and Ready to Work 3-9-16


Additional Resources:

NDSS RESOURCES

EXTERNAL RESOURCES

  • Association of Persons Supporting Employment (APSE)
    www.apse.org
    Focuses on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities
  • Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
    www.jan.wvu.edu
    A source of free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues
  • Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress: Your Next Star
    www.yournextstar.com
    This list of resources for employers provides excellent information for business owners and those hiring
  • National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability/Youth
    www.ncwd-youth.info
    Assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities
  • Recruiting, Hiring, Retaining, and Promoting People with Disabilities—A Resource Guide for Employers
    www.whitehouse.gov
    Developed by a federal cross-agency effort working to increase equal employment opportunities and financial independence for individuals with disabilities