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Job Coach – Mellen, Wisconsin Area

In Featured, Job Openings by Beth Wroblewski

Employment Resources, Inc. (ERI) is a statewide nonprofit agency that advances the employment, health and financial security of people with disabilities. The Job Coach position assists an employee with disabilities (consumer) in learning the skills needed on-the-job. The goal is to facilitate the consumer’s learning and connections in the workplace and to promote the greatest level of independence and natural …

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Job Coach – Chippewa Falls Area

In Featured, Job Openings by Beth Wroblewski

Employment Resources, Inc. (ERI) is a statewide nonprofit agency that advances the employment, health and financial security of people with disabilities. The Job Coach position assists an employee with disabilities (consumer) in learning the skills needed on-the-job. The goal is to facilitate the consumer’s learning and connections in the workplace and to promote the greatest level of independence and natural …

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Cast Your Vote on November 3rd, 2020 (or Before)!

In Advocacy, Featured, News by eri

Voting is your opportunity to make your voice count and choose candidates who care about the things that are important to you. It’s your chance to make a difference and change the world. As a person with a disability and unique needs, you may benefit from seeing issues important to you being recognized and paid attention to by your legislators. …

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10 Steps People with Disabilities Should Take to Prepare for an Emergency

In Emergency Planning Resources, Featured, News, Resources by eri

ul {font-size: 1.2rem; } 2020 has been the year of the unexpected, and you deserve a big high five (and the reward of your choice!) for adapting to the changes COVID-19 required you to make in your personal and work life. Take some time and do something nice for yourself. You’ve earned it. Then, do something that could give you …

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Improve Your Physical, Mental, and Social Health – Without Leaving Home

In Featured, Mental Health Resources, News by Sarah Lyngdal

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never ever have enough.” OprahCaring for our health is always important, but especially so as we respond to changes during the COVID-19 outbreak. Here’s one way to improve your physical, mental and social health – without leaving home! Practicing …

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Share Your Greatness. Be a Mentor, Find a Mentor.

In Advocacy, Featured, News by eri

Mentoring helps youth with disabilities prepare to move from school to work, according to research.  Young people with mentors are more likely to do positive activities and achieve higher educational goals. The Mentoring Effect reports that at-risk young adults who had a mentor are more likely to: Mentoring is a win-win for both the mentor and person being mentored. Mentors …

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5 Helpful Apps to Organize Your School Year

In Assistive Technology Resources, Featured, Teen Tips by Priscilla Matthews

You’re in high school, and COVID-19 can’t stop you from exploring. Whether you’re attending high school in-person, remotely, or a combination of the two, your device can be a doorway into other worlds – important news, celebrities, style, music, parties, sports, love. It can also help you explore and discover interests that could lead to an exciting job in the …

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Free Training: Ticket to Work – Helping People Achieve Their Work Goals

In Featured, News, Training by eri

If you are a professional working with people with disabilities, Social Security’s Ticket to Work Program may be a resource to help the people you serve reach their career and financial goals. The Ticket to Work Program supports people with disabilities in finding a job, maintaining a job, or growing their careers. This training introduces the Ticket to Work Program …

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Advocacy Spotlight: Assistive Technology

In Advocacy, Assistive Technology Articles, Blog, Featured, News by eri

Did you know? People with disabilities of all ages have the right to receive needed assistive technology (AT) and related services. These rights are outlined in the Assistive Technology Act (AT Act of 2004), a federal law that provides funding to states to assist people with disabilities obtain: information on technological resources necessary assistive technology Assistive Technology AdvocacyIf you or …