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Career and Individual Planning- Resource Links

National Collaborative on Workforce & Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth):  Career Planning Begins with Assessment is a guide for professionals serving youth with educational and career development challenges.  It will provide information on how to find good career-related
assessments.
http://www.ncwd-youth.info/assets/guides/assessment/AssessGuideComplete.pdf

Paving the Way to Work: A Guide to Career-Focused Mentoring: Emphasizes the role of mentoring in career exploration for all youth, including youth with disabilities.
http://www.ncwd-youth.info/paving-the-way-to-work

The Connecticut Public Vocational Rehabilitation Program, The Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS), can assist in helping individuals with disabilities make good career choices:  BRS Consumer Handbook pages 8-12 can help in this process.
http://ct.gov/brs/lib/brs/pdfs/consumerhandbook.pdf

This Job Seekers Online Guide to Success: has a five step tool kit to help an individual to keep things simple, organized, and focused when getting started in their career planning and job search.
http://aarpworksearch.org/Get%20Started/Pages/HowtoGetStarted.aspx

Career Development For People With Disabilities:  Provides tips for employers  to retain employees and establish career development plans for all employees, including those with disabilities. Typical programs include goal setting, team building, networking, mentoring, performance evaluations, leadership opportunities, supervisory and management development, and professional skills training.
https://www.disabledperson.com/careeer-development-pwd