This online training series was designed to help people with disabilities think about their integrated employment options, understand employment supports, and create a plan to achieve their integrated employment goals.
There are 12 learning modules, which you can watch by clicking the links below. Start with the introduction so that you can learn how to use this learning series.
These learning modules were developed by Shannon Webb and Nancy Farnon-Molfenter through InControl Wisconsin with funding made available from the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities. Special acknowledgement and thanks go to Troy Thill, Learning and Development Specialist from The Management Group, Inc. who expertly handled the technical details and production of these modules.
Please download the following documents before starting the modules.
Alison went through the modules with her son and another family. Her son will be exiting high school soon. Listen to her thoughts about service systems and these employment modules.
1: Everyone Can WorkIn this Module, you will hear about some laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities to live and work in their communities. You will also learn why some common myths about employment for people with disabilities are not true. This module will help you think about the good reasons you want to work and help you understand that you need to do some planning to find the best job match for you.
2: A Working Life
In this Module, you will learn about the options of working for someone else or working for yourself. You will also hear about some good reasons to work and the benefits that getting a job can bring you. Those include: being a contributing community member, having more money to spend, having better physical health, having better mental health, and getting to know more people.
3: Thinking About Your Future
In this module, you will learn some ways that you can identify your interests and skills, determine your preferences, and consider how you might need support at work. These are important things for you to think about as you develop your employment goal.