This website is a product resulting from the New York State Disability Employment Initiative (DEI). DEI is a Systems Capacity Building Project. In New York State, DEI is focused on developing, improving, and supporting inclusive career pathways for 14 to 24 year-olds with disabilities by increasing their participation in existing Career Pathways programs.

Key partners supporting DEI include: Local Workforce Development Boards: HempsteadWorks, CDO Workforce, Tompkins County Workforce, New York State Department of Labor, Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR), New York State Office of Children and Family Services, New York State Commission for the Blind, New York State Council on Developmental Disabilities. New York State Office of Mental Health, New York Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation, and Our Ability Inc.

All tools, worksheets, and forms are examples and can be adapted to best suit your needs. No links or resources on this website are formal or commercial endorsements. All resources are shared in order to spur further research into a particular topic.

The total cost of the Disability Employment Initiative Round 8 program is 2.5 million dollars. The 2.5 million dollars (100%) is funded through a U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration grant.

This workforce product, Your Dream, Your Team website, was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The product was created by the recipient and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. Developers of Your Dream, Your Team make no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, expressed or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. This product is copyrighted by the institution that created it.

All products that are funded by the Disability Employment Initiative are required to include this disclaimer. This product was produced under Round 8 of the Disability Employment Initiative, which was scheduled to run from 10/1/2017-9/30/2020. In New York State, the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) was a project focused entirely on developing, improving, and supporting accessible career pathways for 14 to 24 year-olds with disabilities.