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Cognitive Disabilities

Association for Persons in Supported Employment (APSE)

416 Hungerford Dr., Suite 418
Rockville, MD 20850

voice: 301.279.0060
fax: 301.279.0075

APSE is the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities. APSE is a growing national non-profit membership organization, founded in 1988 as the Association for Persons in Supported Employment, now known as APSE. APSE has chapters in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Our members come from all 50 states and Puerto Rico, as well as several foreign countries. APSE's HR Connect offers consultation services to help businesses reach out to and partner with one of the strongest labor and customer pools in the country: the disability community..


The Arc of the United States

1825 K Street, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20006

voice: (800) 433-5255
fax: 202-534-3731
phone: 202-534-3700

We are the largest national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. We encompass all ages and all spectrums from autism, Down syndrome, Fragile X and various other developmental disabilities. With more than 140,000 members and more than 700 state and local chapters nationwide, we are on the front lines to ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families have the support they need to be members of the community.


The Arc's Publication Desk

3300 Pleasant Valley Lane, Suite C
Arlington, TX 76015

voice: 888/368-8009

Video and brochure: Everybody Wins! Tips for Supervising the Employee with Mental Retardation and other employment publications.


The Association for Persons in Supported Employment (APSE)

1627 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220

voice: 804/278-9187

Information on supported employment for people with cognitive disabilities.


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