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Disability Employment Policy Resources by Topic

LEAD Center

To develop and influence disability employment-related policies and practices, ODEP sponsors five research and technical assistance resources. One of these is the National Center on Leadership for the Employment and Economic Advancement of People with Disabilities (LEAD Center). The LEAD Center is a collaborative of disability, workforce and economic empowerment organizations led by National Disability Institute. The LEAD Center is dedicated to advancing sustainable individual and systems-level change to improve competitive, integrated employment and economic self-sufficiency for adults across the spectrum of disabilities.

The LEAD Center's work focuses on three core leadership areas: policy, employment and economic advancement. Recent LEAD Center activities include:

LEAD Center Webinar Series

The webinar series for Year Three will launch in January 2015, and includes three mini series: economic advancement (January - April), employment (May - July) and leadership (August - October). All webinars are live captioned and archived with a transcript on the LEAD Center website and the LEAD Center YouTube Channel.

Upcoming LEAD Center Webinars include: