Use of Section 14(c) certificates and observed trends

Those with Significant Intellectual Disabilities Need 14(c) Off Topic

My brother lives at Southbury Training School in Southbury CT., an ICF facility that provides excellent care and many opportunities to participate in the community. He cannot speak but he can engage in activities and has in the past delivered mail, recycled cans and I oppose the repeal or phase out of 14(c). I hope that he will one day have the skills to hold a 14(c) job, but that would be possible only if he could... more »

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Must see video of importance of work to disabled son Off Topic

Not all individuals with disabilities are able to work in an individual placement environment, earning minimum wage. My son, who is autistic, and is now 37 years old, worked for many years in a warehouse setting, Work Activity Program. He worked hard, thrived, and finally was able to work with a job coach in the community, making sub-minimum wage. Through time-studies he was finally able to reach minimum wage...but this... more »

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