Working in the Community

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Easy to Read: What kind of job do you have? Soon everyone working in a segregated setting will have a chance to work in the community.

Medicaid Buy-in In NC

What Is Medicaid Buy-In? Under Medicaid, States may offer a “buy-in” option for workers with disabilities to make Medicaid available to those who would otherwise be ineligible for Medicaid due […]

Moving into the Economic Mainstream

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An overview of employment services for people with disabilities in North Carolina The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) promised a new era of equality of opportunity, full […]

Pre-Employment Transition Services: FAQ

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A new law called the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires that Vocational Rehabilitation Services provide pre-employment transition services to all students with disabilities.  These services prepare students with disabilities for college and employment. They include:  […]

EEOC Charge Process Flow Chart

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What happens after you file a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)? This flow chart shows a general overview of the possible paths a charge of […]

Using VR Services

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An overview of the goods and services provided by VR, how to apply for VR services, your VR rights, and contact info for local offices.

Sample Complaint Letter: VR Services

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Use these sample complaint letters to advocate for VR services with the Division of Voc Rehab or NC Services for the Blind.Use these sample complaint letters to advocate for VR services with the Division of Voc Rehab or NC Services for the Blind.

How to File a Complaint at the EEOC

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Introduction If you are discriminated against in the workplace, there are protections for you. You can contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to file a complaint. The EEOC is […]