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What the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Means for Young People with Disabilities in NYS

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The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides more opportunities and supports for individuals with disabilities to gain skills and prepare for working and earning. This tip sheet provides an overview of the law and provides links to the two agencies that provide vocational rehabilitation in New York State.

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