Tools

 

Self Help Tools for New Yorkers with Disabilities

  • The Nuts and Bolts of Great Business Plans - Part I   PDF (575 KB)   |   HTML (37 KB)
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Great Business Plans - Part II   PDF (275 KB)   |   HTML (20 KB)
  • Getting a 2nd Chance: A Guide for People Who Have Had Legal Problems   PDF (722 KB)  |  TEXT (9 KB)
  • How to Navigate the Medicaid Buy-In Application Process   PDF (402 KB)  |  TEXT (9 KB)
  • Surviving a Continuing Disability Review: What To Expect When SSA Conducts A CDR  PDF (361 KB)  |  TEXT (12 KB)
  • Medicaid & Work: Keeping Your Medicaid While You Work  PDF (270 KB)   |  TEXT (9 KB)
  • Earned Income Tax Credit: How to Use the Tax Credit to Build Assets  PDF (312 KB)  |  TEXT (9 KB)
  • Ticket to Work: Choosing the Right Employment Network  PDF (400 KB)  |  TEXT (8 KB)
  • Medicaid Buy-In for Working People with Disabilities: Frequently Asked Questions  PDF (281 KB)  |  TEXT (9 KB)
  • Plan for Achieving Self Support: How You Can Use PASS to Grow Your Assets  PDF (324 KB)  |  TEXT (7 KB)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI): Calculating the Impact of Earnings on Benefits Supplemental Security Income  PDF (343 KB)  |  TEXT (13 KB)
  • Reporting Your Earnings to Avoid Overpayments: Strategies for Navigating the Income Reporting Process  PDF (412 KB)  |  TEXT (9 KB)
  • Glossary of SSA Disability Programs and Related Terms  PDF (635 KB)   |   HTML (70 KB)

Tools for Employers and Industry

  • Assessing and Comparing Business Practices for Increasing a Productive Workforce: How Does Your Company's "Culture" Affect the Bottom Line? PDF (1239 KB)  |  TEXT (14 KB)
  • Effective Business Practices for Increasing a Productive Workforce: Creating a Corporate Culture to Improve Your Organization's Bottom Line PDF (1242 KB)  |  TEXT (12 KB)
  • New York State Placement Consortia Map and Directory

Tools for Service Providers

  • Simply Speaking Inclusive Entrepreneurship Guidelines for SBDC Advisors    PDF (2593 KB)   |   TEXT (138 KB)
  • Reports on High Growth Occupations in New York State

    • Community and Social Services:  PDF (169 KB)  |   TEXT (2 KB)
    • Business and Financial Operations:  PDF (174 KB)  |   TEXT (2 KB)
    • Career in Computers:  PDF (162 KB)  |   TEXT (2 KB)
    • Early or Special Education:  PDF (169 KB)  |   TEXT (2 KB)
    • Healthcare Practitioner or Technician:  PDF (166 KB)  |   TEXT  (3 KB)
    • Healthcare Support:  PDF (167 KB)  |   TEXT (2 KB)
    • Food Preparation or Serving:  PDF (160 KB)  |   TEXT (2 KB)
    • Personal Care or Service:  PDF (171 KB)  |   TEXT (2 KB)
    • Sales or Related Positions:  PDF (160 KB)  |   TEXT (2 KB)
    • Construction or Extraction:  PDF (162 KB)  |   TEXT (3 KB)
    • Complete Report: High Growth Occupations in New York State  PDF (301 KB)  |   TEXT (14 KB)

    Tools for Policy Makers

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