Welcome to the Most Significant Disabilities Network

The Southeast TACE Network for Serving Individuals with Most Significant Disabilities (MSD Network) is dedicated to improving competitive employment outcomes for individuals with the most significant disabilities and offers opportunities to learn about effective and innovative practices, leverage resources, share experiences and communicate with peers.

Publications


April/May 2014 News Flash

The MSD Network News Flash is a monthly newsletter of the latest information about employment for people with the most significant impact of disability, including job development innovations, relevant legislation, upcoming training, and exciting new websites. — subscribe by joining the MSD Email-List

Archives Now Available

News

  • Improving Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
    The Southeast TACE Region IV, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University and the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities - University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, University of South Florida hosted a Learning Community on Autism and Employment. It was comprised of four webinars and subsequent conference discussions that provided an introduction to the topic of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and employment for people with ASD. These interactions defined and clarified ASD, shared wonderful and specific examples of cases and practices related to employment from both consumer and provider points-of-view, identified and detailed effective best practices for this topic and resulted in the group’s charge of choosing important information from the experience and how to best convey and disseminate it most effectively and efficiently to colleagues.
    Learn More about the project >>
  • National Disability Rights Network Calls for Elimination of Sub-Minimum Wage
    Read More about this Alert >>

Archived and Upcoming Webinars

Webinar Series: Helping Your Team Improve Employment Outcomes for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabilities–Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) –A Four Part Webinar Series
View archived Webinars: March 2012 – September 2012

Webinar Series: Autism & Employment
Archives available

Webinar Series: Improving Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Severe Mental Health Disabilities
Archives available

More Training Opportunities offered by Other Organizations

  • Employment Services & Outcomes for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities:
    National Trends and Successful Collaborations

    Archive Available
    Presented by RSA and National VR Technical Assistance Center (NTAC)

Resource Spotlight

DOL - Integrated Employment Toolkit
ODEP has developed this Integrated Employment Toolkit to provide valuable information as individuals, community employment agencies, policymakers and others pursue integrated employment as the desired employment goal for youth and adults with disabilities. The Toolkit includes practical and, in some cases, adaptable information and documents to facilitate the movement of states, organizations and, most importantly, youth and adults to integrated employment as their primary option for employment.