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Trends in Employment Outcomes of Youth and Young Adults, 2006-2013

This report summarizes the employment and economic outcomes for young adults with intellectual disabilities between 2006 and 2013 in the nation’s 50 states and the District of Columbia (DC). Data are reported separately for two age groups: 16 to 21 years old,

Posted in Employment outcome data, National level resources, Research and evaluation reports

An Evaluation of Risk Factors Related to Employment Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities

This study uses data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2 (NLTS-2) to identify the non-programmatic characteristics of groups of youth with disabilities with poor employment outcomes six years after exiting high school. Citation: Sima, Adam P., Paul H. Wehman,

Posted in Employment outcome data, National level resources, Research and evaluation reports

Family Engagement Framework, A Guide for Illinois School Districts, Schools and Families, Draft

This report, developed jointly by the Illinois State Board of Education, the American Institutes for Research, and the Academic Development Institute, provides a comprehensive guide to developing systemic school-family partnerships to support student learning and development.   It includes a

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Posted in Family Involvement, National level resources, Services and service innovations

Trends in Employment Outcomes of Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This report consists of tables displaying recent annual employment and economic outcomes for young adults with intellectual disability for each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C..  The report features data from three sources:  the American Community Survey (ACS) based

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Posted in Employment outcome data, National level resources, Research and evaluation reports

Supporting a Seamless Transition to Adulthood

This powerpoint provides information on the Washington State Jobs by 21 Partnership Project.  Included is a description of inclusive multi-agency transition counsels and employment outcomes.  This powerpoint also contains national employment statistics from the American Community Survey (ACS) by disability

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Posted in Employment outcome data, Interagency collaboration and partnership, Memorandums of Understanding, National level resources, Service planning and coordination, Services and service innovations, Transition planning in schools

The Rehabilitation Act: Outcomes for Transition-Age Youth

This study was conducted to assess the impact of the Rehabilitation Act on employment and postsecondary education outcomes of eligible transition-age youth.  It finds that VR may be serving only a small percentage of youth who could benefit from transition

Posted in Interagency collaboration and partnership, National level resources, Research and evaluation reports

Assistive Technology and Students With High-incidence Disabilities: Understanding the Relationship Through the NLTS2

This study is a secondary analysis of data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study, Wave 2 (NLTS2) that looks at the use of assistive technology by youth with high incidence disabilities (LD, EBD, ADHD,and mild intellectual disability) and its relationship

Posted in Assistive technology, National level resources, Research and evaluation reports, Services and service innovations

Transition Planning for Students with Intellectual Disability, Autism, or Other Disabilities: Data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2

Uses first wave of National Longitudinal Transition Study – 2 (NLTS2) to compare transition planning for students with intellectual disabilities (ID), autism, and other disabilities.  Although transition planning was conducted for a majority of students, few took a leadership role

Posted in Family Involvement, Interagency collaboration and partnership, National level resources, Post-secondary Education, Research and evaluation reports, Services and service innovations, Transition planning in schools, Youth development and leadership

The Post-High School Outcomes of Young Adults with Disabilities Up to 8 Years After High School

This report, based on data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2), provides a national picture of post-high school outcomes for students with disabilities. The report describes the experiences and outcomes of young adults with disabilities in postsecondary education, employment,

Posted in Employment outcome data, National level resources, Post-secondary Education, Research and evaluation reports

Postsecondary Education and Employment Outcomes for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities

This is a data note concerning youth with intellectual disabilities who received vocational rehabilitation services between the ages of 16 and 26.  It compares the employment outcomes of the few (3.4%) who participated in postsecondary education (PSE) as part of

Posted in Employment outcome data, National level resources, Post-secondary Education, Services and service innovations
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