Resources for Serving Youth with Disabilities

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Various programs carried out throughout the month increase the public's awareness of the contributions and skills of American workers with disabilities and also highlight the specific employment barriers that still need to be addressed and removed.

Community Grants for Children with Disabilities
The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust will give up to $5,000 to organizations making a difference in the lives of children with disabilities including a focus on academic and enrichment programs at public schools. Eligible organizations must have a CVS pharmacy store located in their state. Application deadline is October 31, 2012. Apply: http://info.cvscaremark.com/community/our-impact/community-grants

Our Ability
Our Ability's goal is to inspire youth with disabilities to achieve their education and employment dreams. Our Ability specializes in mentoring people with disabilities worldwide though video stories, social media, and peer-to-peer connection.