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VocFit Newsletter

June 2023

Virtual Career Fair

Do you want find a job but have no idea where to start?
Or, are you interested in a certain field, but want a little more information?

Explore options with Ability Job Fair!

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ADA National Network

Looking for information, training, and
guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act? Check out the ADA National Network!

And explore career options with VocFit!

March 2023

Rethinking College

Young adults with college experience are more likely to find employment. Want to learn more about how college can be
accessible for all students, including students with intellectual disabilities?


Document informing about Long COVID, its definition, symptoms and effects developed by the Autist Self-Advocacy Network. Posted Jan 11, 2024.

Video about supporting people with learning disabilities from a trauma-informed perspective developed by NHS Education for Scotland (NES)

“Plain language” training developed by Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute

See the Webinar Dr. Jessica Kamer did for CP-Achieve!

Why I Got My COVID-19 Vaccine (After I Really Did Not Want To)

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Why People with Disabilities Should Get Their COVID-19 Vaccine

James Beadle and Thelma Green

Getting my COVID-19 Vaccine with Confidence

James Beadle

Check out plain language information about COVID19 developed by Green Mountain Self-Advocates.

Let’s talk about our feelings in this COVID19 crisis! Check out information about anxiety, depression, solving problems, staying active and more! A plain-language resource adapted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).

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George Floyd’s death is making our country reflect deeper about racism and police violence. Read this plain language booklet developed by Green Mountain Self-Advocates to learn more.

Florida Braille and Talking Book Library is part of the National Library Services and provides FREE audiobooks and magazines for those who cannot access standard print due to a cognitive disorder, a physical disability as well as vision loss or blindness.




Interested in exploring the intersection of mental health and developmental disabilities? Listen to this podcast about our participation in  Mental Health Crossroads where our Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Partnership (IDD-MH) was featured.