Brain injury can leave an individual with a number of persistent impairments that interfere with finding and keeping a job.
Depending on the needs of the individual, a variety of employment supports are available. We begin with a thorough assessment to determine the job seeker’s abilities and interests. We then train them on the skills necessary to obtain and maintain employment in their field of interest. We also contact employers on the person’s behalf to find or create openings and arrange interviews. After placement, we assist the person to learn job requirements and adjust to the new workplace.
Provides ongoing one-on-one supports to a person in their efforts to obtain, maintain, and advance in competitive employment in integrated work settings. Employment can be on a full or part time basis, during traditional or nontraditional workdays, and in settings where the person is afforded the opportunity to work with others, the majority of whom are without disabilities.
Employment Personal Assistance Service (EPAS)
EPAS is a Medicaid service for people with disabilities who are employed in regular competitive employment, a minimum of 40 hours per month. This program provides personal assistance to help maintain a job. It is part of a national effort to assist people who want to work.