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4.7. Resources for Section 4

The resources mentioned within this Knowledge Book are certainly not all inclusive of the many resources out there to help you succeed.  The most important resource you have is the creation of a network of support.  Surround yourself with people who can help you, who you can turn to at any time, and who have your best interests in mind.  Do not expect these people to make decisions for you – but use them as a way to educate yourself to make informed decisions about your education and your career.  

VA Disability Compensation

Social Security Benefits

The Americans With Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act (ADA)

Other Disability Laws Affecting Veterans

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs  protected veterans rights; disability rights

Schedule A Hiring Authority

Family Medical Leave Act

Equal Employment Opportunities Commission

Legal resources for military families – ABA Homefront

The resources mentioned within this Knowledge Book are certainly not all inclusive of the many resources out there to help you succeed.  The most important resource you have is the creation of a network of support.  Surround yourself with people who can help you, who you can turn to at any time, and who have your best interests in mind.  Do not expect these people to make decisions for you – but use them as a way to educate yourself to make informed decisions about your education and your career.  

Self-Advocacy at School

Self-Advocacy at Work

Self-Advocacy in Your Community

Staying Healthy

Tips and Strategies For Self-Advocacy

Reaching out to Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs)

VetJobs' List of VSOs

 

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