Real Work for Real Pay

Too many people with disabilities remain unemployed or stuck in dead-end "jobs" that pay them less than the minimum wage. The Client Assistance Program (CAP) and Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Network are working to change these outcomes, providing advocates to people with disabilities who want real jobs. NDRN advocates for changes in laws to further the ability of people with disabilities to work in real jobs for fair pay.

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    NDRN, New Venture Fund Partner to Address Transition

    August 15, 2016

    On July 13, NDRN brought together a diverse group of individuals with an interest in health equity, education or employment for people with disabilities to articulate barriers to successful transition outcomes, identify promising strategies to overcome those barriers and develop concrete recommendations to improve transition outcomes and health equity.…

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    The Writing is On the Wall: Nearing the End of Segregated Employment

    February 4, 2016

    Read NDRN's reports on segregated employment and the practice of paying people with disabilities less than the minimum wage.

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    Beyond Segregated & Exploited: Update on the Employment of People with Disabilities

    April 1, 2012

    In reports released in 2011 and 2012, NDRN found a total failure of the disability service system to provide quality work for people with disabilities. These reports blast segregated work, sheltered environments and low wages for people with disabilities and highlight a massive breakdown between good federal and state…