Our Mission:

Promote and expand quality, community employment outcomes of choice for all people with disabilities.

The Network on Employment: Employment First-Employment Now

 
 
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Welcome to
Indiana APSE

We are a membership organization that promotes and expands quality, community employment outcomes of choice for all people with disabilities.

We believe that “Employment First is integrated community employment at competitive wages as the first and preferred outcome for ALL people with disabilities.”

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What We Provide

 

Annual Employment & Training Conference

Join us for a two day conference to learn best practices and employment resources from around the state. Help us honor those going above and beyond in the field of disability employment.

 

Employment resources

Offering the best list of resources for maintaining, advancing, and enhancing your career. Here at INAPSE we offer links to employment agencies and government entities with resources throughout the state of Indiana

Transition & Youth resources

Get the right information to help you plan for and transition into employment with our full list of resources. We provide information that can address your need to live independently, find employment, and services to further your education.

Employment first Public policy

Get the right information to help you plan for and transition into employment with our full list of resources. We provide information that can address your need to live independently, find employment, and services to further your education.

 

Membership

 

Be a Part of Advancing Employment First!

Businesses, policy makers, citizens with disabilities and their families, supported employment and rehabilitation professionals, and educators – APSE wants you! APSE members are the foundation of advocacy for integrated employment.  There truly is strength in numbers at local, regional, state-wide and national levels.

 
 
 
 

TOP FIVE REASONS TO JOIN APSE

 

Take a Stand

Join an exciting and growing national movement advancing equitable employment for individuals with disabilities.
 

Effect Change

Play your part in creating change in public policy to ensure equitable employment for individuals with disabilities.

Stay on the Cutting Edge

Access state-of-the-art concepts and practices in expanding equitable employment for individuals with disabilities.

Make a Difference

Self advocate for the rights of individuals with disabilities to meaningful employment and competitive salaries.
 

Learn from Others

Join a growing network of like-minded, forward thinking people concerned about equitable employment for individuals with disabilities.

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Join APSE

Thank you for renewing or expressing your interest in a new APSE membership! We truly cannot do it without you!

October 2017

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We Support

 

Employment First Public Policy

IN-APSE Statement on Employment First:

“Employment First is integrated community employment at competitive wages as the first and preferred outcome for ALL people with disabilities.”

 

78%

people without
disabilities employed

There is a high employment rate for individuals who do not identify as having a disability. Unfortunately, the difference between individuals with disabilities and those without is staggering.

 

38%

people with disabilities employed

There are a remarkable amount of people with disabilities that are not employed. Changing this percentage is a huge goal for IN-APSE and the State of Indiana.

 
 

184k

people with disabilities

There are so many individuals with disabilities that have the skills, talents, and experience needed to be successful but are being overlooked.