The Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities has amended Section 461 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014. The top three areas that the ACICIEID advised included:
- Methods to increase competitive integrated employment opportunities for individuals with significant disabilities.
- The use of a certificate program carried out under Section 14(c)( of the Fair Labor Standards Act for the employment of individuals with I/DD or other individuals with significant disabilities
- Ways to improve oversight of the use of the certificates
The official document that is attached has more information surrounding ACICIEID and how the committee is planning to collaborate to ensure that opportunities are available for these individuals.