Young people with disabilities are ready, willing, able to work

Early intervention, support and internships can help the disabled find their role in the workplace


A HELPING HAND—Arc of Ventura County secures opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Above, an Arc employee has been assigned to clean some playground equipment.
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Students start their learning young, and that includes children with disabilities who find out quicker than most about the importance of long-range goals.
Luckily, there is support.
All public school districts offer the IEP, or individualized education program, which allows e...

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