Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi introduced a resolution at the Tuesday, September 29, Cabinet meeting declaring October as Disability Employment Awareness Month in Florida. Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) employee Stacia Woolverton addressed Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet on the importance of including people with disabilities in the workforce.
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- Please read APD's guidance for changes to the Adults with Disabilities program. The agency will work to assist as many people as possible who are eligible for APD services.
- Governor Scott has signed a bill into law creating a task force to implement the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in Florida. APD will be a member of the task force, representing the employment needs of workers and job seekers with developmental disabilities. For more information, visit http://careersourceflorida.com/wioa and read CareerSource Florida’s news release.
If you are an active duty military service member and are interested to learn more about applying for services, please read this PDF for more information on how to apply.
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