In 2015, the RTC on Independent Living began working with seven other Kansas disability organizations to improve employment opportunities for Kansans with disabilities. The group, known as the Employment Systems Change Coalition (ESCC), was funded by a $199,500 Empower Kansans grant from United Healthcare. The goal of the grant program was to increase employment among persons with disabilities and address systematic barriers to employment. In Sept. 2018, the ESCC group issued this report summarizing its findings and recommendations (click on headline or image for PDF).
Although dated, this manual provides detailed instructions, examples, study guides, and practice situations, and feedback mechanisms applicable to finding, applying, and getting a job. Authors: R. Mark Mathews, P. Whang, and S. Fawcett