The 10th annual Exceptional Employers celebration was held at Tallahassee City Hall as part of recognizing October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. Eight businesses that hire and retain people with disabilities as part of their workforce were recognized by the state of Florida for being exceptional employers of people with disabilities. To read more, check out this press release.
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- Please read APD's guidance for changes to the Adults with Disabilities program. The agency will work to assist as many people as possible who are eligible for APD services.
- Governor Scott has signed a bill into law creating a task force to implement the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in Florida. APD will be a member of the task force, representing the employment needs of workers and job seekers with developmental disabilities. For more information, visit http://careersourceflorida.com/wioa and read CareerSource Florida’s news release.
If you are an active duty military service member and are interested to learn more about applying for services, please read this PDF for more information on how to apply.
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