Archived Resource Guides

These older resource guides have been archived because some of the information they contain may be out of date. They may still be useful for some types of research, teaching, or information gathering.

Transition & Career Preparation

Essential Tools: Handbook for Implementing a Comprehensive Work-Based Learning Program According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (3rd ed.)
By D. R. Johnson, C. Sword, and B. Habhegger
A manual containing information and examples for school personnel to operate effective work-based learning programs consistent with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Sample forms, agreements, and supporting documentation required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and FLSA are included in the examples whenever possible. This document also includes contact information for offices and personnel of the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division and organizations involved in planning and delivering transition services for youth with disabilities, as well as information on Supplemental Security Work Incentives available to transition-aged youth with disabilities. (2005) • Cost: Free, available only on the Web

Residential Services

A Guidebook on Consumer-Controlled Housing for Minnesotans with Developmental Disabilities
Compiled by K. C. Lakin, T. Fields, B. Seltzer, et. al.
A 115-page resource guide outlining options for people with developmental disabilities, their families, and others desiring to create consumer-controlled housing arrangements. It describes major planning, housing, support, and funding considerations and contains planning worksheets and stories of personal experiences in creating consumer-controlled housing arrangements. Produced in collaboration with Arc Minnesota. (2000) • Cost: Free, available only on the Web

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