ERIC Number: ED399123
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
The Funding Book: Rural Supported Employment Resources for Montana.
Montana Univ. Affiliated Rural Inst., Missoula.
This guide provides information on funding resources for supported employment in Montana. Supported employment provides individuals with severe disabilities the tools necessary to enter into an integrated work setting at a competitive wage. Supported employment generally consists of the professional expertise of a job coach, job development strategies, on-site training, and on-going support for continued employment. This guide overviews resources available for long-term supported employment, including Social Security programs such as Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Income, and Social Security work incentive programs; Department of Veterans Affairs; Rural Institute on Disabilities; Rehabilitation/Visual Services Division of the Montana State Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services; Developmental Disabilities Division of the Montana Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services; Montana's Home and Community Based Medicaid Waiver Program; Mental Health Services; Montana Department of Labor and Industry; state unions; Montana Office of Public Instruction; and private fund raising, grants, and foundations. Descriptions include services available, benefits, and eligibility criteria. Also includes a list of contact information for various agencies and a glossary. (LP)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Disabilities, Employment Programs, Employment Services, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Fund Raising, Income, Job Development, Job Training, Program Descriptions, Secondary Education, Special Education, State Agencies, State Programs, Supported Employment, Veterans, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Montana Univ. Affiliated Rural Inst., Missoula.
Identifiers - Location: Montana