Employment and Disability

Mathematica Policy Research: Transition Strategies for Youth with Disabilities

Transition Transition Strategies for Youth with Disabilities Mathematica Policy Research has released three new reports on how transition services are being used for youth with disabilities. The goal of these services is to help youth with disabilities-particularly those receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)- find employment and earn higher wages. Mathematica’s reports focus on which services are the most promising …

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Guided Group Discovery: Online Participant Workbook for Employment

Employment Online Participant Workbook Guided Group Discovery assists job seekers who face barriers to employment in identifying jobs that would be a good fit for them and an employer. The LEAD Center released the Guided Group Discovery Online Participant Workbook to help these job seekers in their search. This user-friendly tool allows youth and adults …

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State Employment First Policies: Research to Practice State

This brief is the first in a series focusing on Employment First implementation as it relates to one of the seven elements within the High-Performing States in Integrated Employment model1. It examines the background of circumstances under which Employment First efforts began in seven states, and introduces each state’s values, mission, and goals around increasing …

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The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States

The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States Source: The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States: Disability and Rehabilitation: Vol 0, No 0 Amanda Reichard,Michelle Stransky,Debra Brucker &Andrew Houtenville Received 08 …

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Mobile Accommodation Solution

The free Mobile Accommodation Solution (MAS) app is designed to streamline the disability accommodation process. The MAS app serves as a first-generation mobile case management tool to help employers, service providers, and individuals effectively address accommodation requests in the workplace. Source: JAN Training Downloads The app will support talent management, human resources, and/or accommodation staff …

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County-Level Disability Prevalence and Employment Statistics Compendium | Now Available

These reports complement and provide greater depth to the topics found in the Annual Disability Statistics Compendium and Annual Disability Statistics Supplement. Each report provides statistics on the prevalence and employment of people with and without disabilities for each county in any given state in the US. Reports include a background and interpretive text specific …

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Work-Life Balance & Disability

Source: http://work-life-disability.org/#home  The NIDILRR-funded project on Getting and Keeping People with Disabilities in the Workforce: Negotiating Work, Life, and Disability recently debuted a new web resource, Work-Life Balance & Disability, resulting from the project’s exploration of individual and organizational factors that support effective work-life management among employed people with disabilities. The site includes personal stories, plain …

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PCPID Releases Report on Direct Support Workforce | Administration for Community Living

February 14, 2018 The President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) has released its 2017 report, America’s Direct Support Workforce Crisis: Effects on People with Intellectual Disabilities, Families, Communities and the U.S. Economy. Source: PCPID Releases Report on Direct Support Workforce | ACL Administration for Community Living Direct support professionals (DSPs) provide services and …

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CDC – NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series

NIOSH Total Worker Health® program Source: CDC – NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series Webinar Series Recognizing the complex, often interlinked hazards affecting the health, safety, and well-being of today’s workforce, the NIOSH Total Worker Health® program is excited to present a free webinar series aimed at providing the latest research and case studies for protecting …

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