| Category : Adult Agencies (2)
The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) serves as the Single Point of Entry (SPOE) into the developmental disabilities services system and oversees public and private residential services and other services for people with developmental disabilities.
The new Labor Market Information portal provides
game-changing labor market information to assist job seekers and employers like never before.
| Category : Advocacy (2)
Is a non-profit, family directed resource center for individuals with disabilities and their families. It is a place where families can go that is directed and staffed by parents or family members of children with disabilities or adults with disabilities. It is this common experience that gives Families Helping Families a very unique approach to serving families
Work Pays is a strategic plan designed to support a coordinated system of employment supports and services for people with disabilities in Louisiana. The plan provides a road map describing how partners and stakeholders will work together to build the system that is designed to be integrated into the larger employment initiative in Louisiana.
| Category : Education (2)
The Louisiana Assistive Technology Initiative (LATI) is a project to promote information, resources and professional development about assistive technology for educators and families (LATI provides funding for regional assistive technology centers across the state. The purpose of the centers is to provide local training and hands-on support to build district capacity for the implementation of assistive technology in schools. In addition to the regional centers, LATI provides state-wide leadership, guidance and resources for district policies and procedures, assistive technology funding and training. To culminate assistive technology activities, LATI hosts an annual Assistive Technology Summer Institute.
This site is designed for educators and family members who support students with significant disabilities. These students often have complex needs in areas such as communication, health care, behavior support, skill acquisition (e.g., academic, self-help, social, vocational), and generalization. They may experience sensory deficits and motor challenges which require targeted intervention to support their participation in routines and activities. As such, these students typically require extensive services and support to enable them to access and progress in the general curriculum in the context of inclusive environments.