It is the policy of the state of California that opportunities for integrated, competitive employment shall be given the highest priority for working age individuals with developmental disabilities, regardless of the severity of their disabilities.
- Learn more about The Arc@Work at https://www.thearc.org/thearcatwork
- Learn more about the State’s employment first policy at https://scdd.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2016/10/Employment-First-Policy-Summary-SCDD-CECY.pdf
- Learn more about Work Services from DDS at https://www.dds.ca.gov/WorkServices/index.cfm
- Learn more about Supported Employment at https://www.dds.ca.gov/VocationalSvcs/SupportedEmployment.cfm
- Learn about success in the workplace from individuals with developmental disabilities at http://supportedlife.org/Success%20in%20the%20Workplace2_FINAL_Web.pdf