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Join Our Partner, The LEAD Center, for WIOA From a Disability Perspective Part 3: Understanding Changes Regarding Youth Services

The LEAD Center, funded by the US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Policy, is hosting a four-part webinar series titled “WIOA From a Disability Perspective.”

LEAD Center LogoThe Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) places expanded emphasis on funding activities for youth, including out-of-school youth and youth with disabilities. WIOA also amends the Rehabilitation Act requiring VR agencies to collaborate with local education agencies to improve coordination of pre-employment transition services to students with disabilities.

Join this webinar to learn more about cross-system collaboration and WIOA opportunities to support career counseling, skills training, job exploration, leadership development, and financial literacy education for youth with and without disabilities.

This is the third of a four-part webinar series. After registering for this webinar, be sure to view the previous webinar’s archive and register for the remaining webinars in the series – space is limited:

Please note: This webinar will be captioned and a link to download the presentation will be sent to registrants prior to the webinar. To request any other reasonable accommodations, please contact Brittany Taylor at within 48 hours of the webinar.


  1. Ed Turner says:

    I attended recent conference and it was awesome! i am interested in joining the Employment Committee because I am an advocate for the “Employment First” movement and believe NCIL needs to push for it at the National level. Please let me know how to join this committee. Thanks Ed Turner.

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