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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

An Exploratory Investigation into Family Perspectives After the Family Employment Awareness Training

This article reports on a mixed methods evaluation of the Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT) program.  It examines two outcomes: family utilization of competitive employment resources following FEAT and employment outcomes for individuals with developmental disabilities. Citation: Francis, Grace L.,

Posted in Employment outcome data, Family Involvement, Research and evaluation reports, Services and service innovations

Longitudinal Outcomes of Project SEARCH in Upstate New York

Reports on longitudinal analysis of Project SEARCH impacts on participants’ employment. Citation Julie J. Christensen, Hetherington S., Dastonb M., Riehle E. (2015). Longitudinal Outcomes of Project SEARCH in Upstate New York, Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, vol. 42, p. 247–255. Link to resource

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Expectations from Different Perspectives on Future Work Outcome of Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Purpose: Expectations strongly influence future employment outcomes and social networks seem to mediate employment success of young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The aim of this study is to examine the expectations of young adults with intellectual and developmental

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Elevating Employment Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities

This website, supporting the integrated employment of youth with IDD, was created by Tennessee’s PIE project for various audiences, including  youth with IDD, their families, educators, other direct service professionals, employers, and local public policy analysts and administrators.  It describes

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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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Transition from School to Work

This powerpoint describes the King County, WA, School to Work program that transitions students with I/DD from high school to integrated employment.  The powerpoint includes a history of the employment movement in WA in the context of national policy development. 

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Posted in Employment outcome data, Family Involvement, Funding mechanisms, Interagency collaboration and partnership, Leadership, Memorandums of Understanding, Services and service innovations, Strategic goals and operating policies, Transition planning in schools

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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A School to Work Partnership That Works, Key Elements to Successful Transition

This powerpoint describes a collaborative program in King County, WA that transitions students with intellectual and developmental disabilities from high school to paid supported employment and community lives.  Included are employment outcomes, mission, supporting values, key factors leading to success,

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